garden on fringe of Gayang; with cabbage, carrot, onion, beans, peppers and cotton; 200 m
these were cultivated, but we 'lost' them a few years ago, and today found a handsome crop under a dead rose bush!!
on first terrace - floodplain; weedy gravel and sand; with tubers
Visited by Cabbage White Butterflies.
Among dumped green-waste.
Garden waste is often dumped along the stop-bank where all sorts of oddities are to be seen.
No butterflies visited this plant during my observation period. Could be a larval host plant or a source of food for butterflies and caterpillars. Evidence of holes in leaves.
The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum. The word "potato" may refer to the plant, itself, in addition to the edible tuber. In the Andes, where the species is indigenous, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region four centuries ago, and have become an integral part of much of the world's food supply. It is the world's fourth-largest food crop, following...