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"coco de mer"...sea coconut..lodoicea....seychelles...largest seed in the plant world

Lodoicea maldivica Lodoicea, commonly known as the sea coconut, coco de mer, or double coconut, is a monotypic genus in the palm family.

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Cape gooseberry by calamitysue on Flickr.

lantern flower when still green

What is Nutmeg? Nutmeg grows like a chestnut or a "conker". Open up its fleshy outer shell to find a "war of the world" type scene. The red lacey stuff covering the nut is Mace, a spice dried, and ground. The nut in the middle is Nutmeg itself.

What is Nutmeg? Nutmeg grows like a chestnut or a "conker". Open up its fleshy outer shell to find a "war of the world" type scene. The red lacey stuff covering the nut is Mace, a spice dried, and ground. The nut in the middle is Nutmeg itself.

Datura seed pod I have grown these in the summer and had very good luck with them.  I have collected the seeds and tried several ways to grow more plants.  No luck!  My friend threw them on the ground and they were beautiful!

green - Datura seed pod - pods of white devil's trumpet (Datura metel 'Belle Blanche')

Green Cardamom Pod (Elettaria cardamomum) and Seeds

Green Cardamom Pod (Elettaria cardamomum) and Seeds - Greatest spice

Credit: Martin Argles/Guardian Eucalyptus virginii seed. The next phase of the seed bank project is an even more ambitious target of collect...

In pictures: Kew Gardens' millennium seed bank

Eucalyptus virginii seed - from Kew Gardens' millennium seed bank. Photo by Martin Argles/Guardian

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