Ongzi, a zeal HORTICULTURIST,yet resides in a plant-free apartment…… thinks that plants deserved to be treated as LIVING THING, not merely as plants …… strongly condemns any form of CRUELTY TO PLANTS, yet enjoys feast on them…… collects only e-HERBARIUM, and proudly encourages others to do the same……
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Cayratia trifolia - Lakom
Cayratia trifolia ( synonym Vitis triloba) is a liana plant from the family Vitaceae. Native to Australia and Asia.
Flowers are small greenish white.
Fruits are about 1cm diameter, flesh and juicy, green, turn dark puple as they ripen.
Unripen mature fruits are sour, usually used in cooking as flavouring.
reference : 1988, Voon BH, Sim Patricia & Chin TH, Sayur-sayuran Dan Buah-buahan Hutan di Sarawak, Department of Agriculture, Sarawak.