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OIL AND FAT PRODUCERS

  • Oil and Fat Producing Trees. By Cliff Calder. 1981 #3 pp 4-5

OKARI NUT - Terminalia okari

OLEA AFRICANA - Wild Olive

OLEA EUROPAEA See Olive

OLIVE, AUTUMN - Elaeagnus umbellata

OLIVE

  • Subtropical Fruits and Nuts of Spain, Kenya and South Africa. By Muriel B. Fisch. 1975 #1, pp 6-13

ONCOBA SPINOSA - Fried Egg Tree
A spiny shrub or small tree from tropical Africa. The flowers are camellia-like, white, fragrant and solitary (3" across). In Africa, the roots and leaves are used in medicine. The fruits have a sour, edible pulp.
OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA - Indian Fig, Spineless Cactus
A bushy or tree-like cactus. The flowers and subsequently the fruits are produced on the margins of the joints. The fruit, often called prickly pear, differs in size according to variety and varies in color from yellow to orange, brick red to purple. The pulp is sweet, white to pink or red according to the plant. Usually the flesh encloses many small, edible seeds. The pads themselves can be eaten cooked as a vegetable. See Cacti

ORANGE

  • CRFG Kitchen: Candied Orange Peel. By Colette Weiss. 1986 #1, p 18
  • Orangery a Citrus Nursery. By the Stephensons. 1973 #3, p 3
  • Organically Grown Fruit. 1981 #3, p 18
  • Update on Apple Hobby. By Charles E. Estep Sr. 1988 #2, pp 14-15

ORANGEBERRY - Glycosmis pentaphylla

ORANGE-LIME See Naranja Lima

ORANGELO

  • Chironja, a Natural Orangelo. By Rick Parkhurst. 1982 #1, p 13

ORANGEQUAT

  • Notes on the Kumquats. By Joseph W. Stephenson. 1971 #1, pp 2-5

ORGANIC GARDENING

  • Growing Rare Fruit Organically. By Claude Sweet. 1988 YB, pp 17-19
  • It's Not Nice to Waste Mother Nature. By Alice Estep. 1987 #3, pp 17-18
  • Marketing Opportunities for Subtropical or Unusual Fruits. By Claude Sweet. 1986 #1, pp 9-10
  • Organically Grown Fruit. 1981 #3, p 18

ORIENTAL CHERRY - Prunus serrulata

ORIENTAL PERSIMMON - Diospyros kaki

OSWEGO TEA - Monarda didyma

OTAHEITE APPLE See Ambarella

OTAHEITE GOOSEBERRY - Phyllanthus acidus

OYSTER NUT - Telfairia pedata

OYSTER PLANT - Tragopogon porrifolius


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