Ensete ventricosum


Ensete ventricosumCommon Name: Enset
Description
Ensete ventricosum, commonly known as the Ethiopian banana, Abyssinian banana, false banana, or ensete, is an herbaceous species of flowering plant in the banana family Musaceae. The name Ensete ventricosum was first published in 1948 in the Kew Bulletin, 1947, p. 101. Its synonyms include Musa arnoldiana De Wild., Musa ventricosa Welw. and Musa ensete J.F.Gmel. It is native to the eastern edge of the Great African Plateau, extending northwards from the Transvaal through Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to Ethiopia, and west to the Congo, being found in high rainfall forests on mountains, and along forested ravines and streams. . . . .Read more

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Vigna radiata


Vigna radiataCommon Name: Mungbean
Description
The mung bean (Vigna radiata), alternatively known as the moong bean, green gram, is a plant species in the legume family. The mung bean is mainly cultivated in India, China, and Southeast Asia. It is used as an ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes. . . . .Read more

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