|PANDANUS ODORATISSIMUS - Breadfruit, Pandang, Screw Pine |
A Polynesian and Southeast Asian medium-large tree, with a picturesque silhouette accentuated by prop roots projecting from trunk. Terminal bud is edible. The leaves' tender white base is eaten raw or boiled. Round, cannonball-size fruit resembles a pineapple. The inner fleshy end of each cell, a separate fruit, is sweet and starchy. Seeds at the woody end are edible. Propagated by seed or suckers.