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We are working on a subset of plants in the PFAF database identified as having the most potential for inclusion in such designs. We are adding search terms and icons to those plants pages, and providing a range of search options aligned to categories of plants and crop yields, with Help facilities including videos. Agallostachys fastuosa Lindl.
Beer Agallostachys pinguin L. Beer Ananas pinguin L. Bromelia fastuosa Lindl. Bromelia ignea Beer Bromelia sepiaria Schult. Karatas pinguin L. The fruit is intensely sour and acrid, it is sometimes used for making vinegar[ ]. It makes an excellent, refreshing drink[ ]. The young shoots at the base of the plant can be eaten raw or cooked[ ]. They are much used as food in all the dryer regions of Guatemala[ ]. They can be had when ordinary vegetables are scarce or unobtainable, as at the end of the dry season[ ].
The inflorescence is fried and eaten[ ]. In El Salvador, it is used to make gruel. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. None known. Edible Shrubs provides detailed information, attractively presented, on over 70 shrub species.
They have been selected to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil.
Much planted for hedges and fences in central America and the West Indies[ , ]. Other Uses: A fibre obtained from the leaves has been used locally for cordage, ropes etc[ ]. Rather weak[ ]. It is stripped of its pulp, soaked in water, and beaten with a wooden mallet to yield the fiber. Carbon Farming. Celsius Fahrenheit:. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section.
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You can unsubscribe at anytime. Follow Us:. Bromelia pinguin - L. Common Name Pinuela. Rocky hills in the West Indies[ ]. Translate this page:. It is hardy to zone UK Suitable for: light sandy , medium loamy and heavy clay soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.
Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic alkaline soils. It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. Our new book Edible Shrubs is now available. Read More. Special Uses Carbon Farming. Currently, almost none of our fiber are produced from perennial crops but could be!
Harvest fruit, seeds, or other products. Non-Destructive management systems. Shop Now. Ixtle, Pita plant Perennial 2. QR Code What's this? Charity No. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Please view the copyright link for more information. Common and widely distributed in the lowlands of Guatemala, forming wide and dense thickets on the plains[ ]. David J. Add a comment.
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Excerpts from Jim Conrad's Naturalist Newsletter. Note that some of the blades on these plants are red, plus there are white, slender items arising from the centers of individual plants. A close-up of one is below:. It's a flowering head, as indicated by the clusters of pale lilac corollas arising along the stalk's sides.
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