chaya
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Chaya

Chaya Common name Chaya Scientific Name Cnidoscolus sp Other Common Names Chaya col, chaykeken, or kikilchay (Mayan, Central America), Mayan tree spinach (English) Cooking With Chaya For more heritage foods

Nopal
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Nopal

Nopal Common name Nopal Scientific Name Opuntia sp. Other Common Names Prickly pear cactus (English), sabra (Hebrew), cactus du figue barbarie (French, Haiti), Kāṇṭādāra pi’ara (કાંટાદાર પિઅર) (Gujarati)   Nopal

malabar
Asian Collection

Malabar

Malabar Common name Malabar Scientific Name Basella sp Other Common Names Ceylon spinach or Indian spinach (English),  锡兰菠  (xī lán bō cài, Mandarin), મલબાર પાલક (Malabāra pālaka, Gujarati) Cooking With

African Collection

Pigeon Peas

Pigeon Peas Common name Pigeon Peas  Scientific Name Cajanus cajan Other Common Names Gandul (Spanish), तूर (toor, Hindi), 印度的)木豆 (yìn dù de, (Mandarin), કબૂતર વટાણા (Kabūtara vaṭāṇā, Gujarati), mbaazi ya

molokhiya
African Collection

Molokhia

Molokhia Common name Molokhia Scientific Name Corchorus olitorius Other Common Names Egyptian spinach or Jew’s Mallow (English), 埃及菠菜 (āi jíbō cài, Mandarin), corète potagère or chanvre du bengale (French), kren-kre