Small-leaved fig

Small-leaved figFicus obliqua (Moraceae) Characteristics Distribution Traditional medical use in Fiji The latex has been as a medicine for sore joints. Did you know? Further reading: Here Literature World Flora Online WorldChecklist of Selected Plant Families A working list of all plant species

Surinam Cherry

Surinam CherryEugenia Uniflora (Myrtaceae)   Characteristics Large shrub growing to 8 meters. When bruised or cut the branches have a spicy resinous fragrance, causing respiratory distress which can be dangerous for some individuals. The leaves are ovate and glossy while new leaves are bronze and a red cherry fruit as pictured. Distribution Native to tropical…