November 20, 2017
perilla frutescens var. frutescens
We love asking people what plant reminds them of home, of family, of their people. For many Koreans and Korean-Americans, that plant is kkaennip.
This domesticated species of perilla has been cultivated within Korea since the mid-Jeulmu...
Vigna Unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis
Sitaw, Juro Kusasagemae, Chang Dou, Tao Fug Yao, Dau Dua,
A member of the Vigna genus, whose members also include adzuki beans (V. Angularis), mung bean (V. Radiata) and black gram (V. Mungo), the long bean is a subspeci...