13 May 2016
It has been hot and dry for 2 months, with hardly any rain to give the plants and flowers any respite but see how green and colorful it is at #TheHaven.
Flowers in full bloom…
This little pond receives water from a little spring that comes down from the hill….
Take a closer look at the lotus plants and flowers in the pond.
This is where the water from our little pond goes….
Common name : Miracle berry / African Serendipity Berry
You have to look carefully or you may miss them, these red berries…
Look at the bottom left of the photo.
Here they are, in full view.
(Schumach. & Thonn.) William Freeman Danielferl
|Bakeriella dulcifica(Schumach. & Thonn.) Dubard
Bumelia dulcificaSchumach. & Thonn.
Pouteria dulcifica(Schumach. & Thonn.) Baehni
Richardella dulcifica(Schumach. & Thonn.) Baehni
Sideroxylon dulcificum(Schumach. & Thonn.) A.DC.
Synsepalum dulcificum is a plant known for its berry that, when eaten, causes sour foods (such as lemons and limes) subsequently consumed to taste sweet. This effect is due to miraculin. Common names for this species and its berry include miracle fruit,miracle berry, miraculous berry,sweet berry…