26 February, 2012

Basale, Bachalikura, or Malabar Spinach (Basella alba)

"Basella alba is a fast-growing, soft-stemmed vine, reaching 10 metres (33 ft) in length. Its thick, semi-succulent, heart-shaped leaves have a mild flavour and mucilaginous texture. The stem of the cultivar Basella alba 'Rubra' is reddish-purple."

source: Wikipedia link.

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