|MORINGA OLIFERA - M. pterygosperma. Horseradish Tree, Moringa |
A small, semi-deciduous tree from India, grown as an ornamental and food producer. The root tastes like horseradish and is used in the same way. The leaves, shoots, flowers, and buds are used as a cooked vegetable. Ben oil is extracted from the seeds and used for perfume, soap, and lubricating oil. Propaga-tion is by seed or cuttings.