Abelmoschus esculentus 'Sea Island Red'

  • Filed As

    Malvaceae
    Abelmoschus esculentus 'Sea Island Red'

  • Collector(s)

    M. C. Pace 1208 with Audrey Jenkins, 27 Sep 2022

  • Location

    United States of America. New York. Bronx Co. The New York Botanical Garden; African American Garden at the Edible Academy: Cookpot bed.

  • Habitat

    Cultivated. Plants planted and grown as part of the NYBG African American Garden at the Edible Academy. This garden was created to provide a brief look at the history of the African American experience in the United States through the lens of plants, consisting of 8 sections and beds: In the Beginning, Greens, Grains, Cookpot, Making & Mending, Out in the Wild, Curing & Conjuring, and Remembrance & Resilience. Curated by Jessica B. Harris, implemented and cared for by James Boyer, Brooke Gibbard, Toby Adams, and NYBG Horticulture staff. The African American Garden was made possible with support from the Mellon Foundation.

  • Description

    Flowers pale lemon-yellow with deep blood-red center. Fruits chocalate-red / blood-reed, slender. Some leaves less deeply lobed. Seeds sourced from Social Roots / Sow True Seed. Phenology of specimen: Fruit, Flower.

  • Specimen Notes

    Plants planted and grown as part of the NYBG African American Garden at the Edible Academy. This garden was created to provide a brief look at the history of the African American experience in the United States through the lens of plants, consisting of 8 sections and beds: In the Beginning, Greens, Grains, Cookpot, Making & Mending, Out in the Wild, Curing & Conjuring, and Remembrance & Resilience. Curated by Jessica B. Harris, implemented and cared for by James Boyer, Brooke Gibbard, Toby Adams, and NYBG Horticulture staff. The African American Garden was made possible with support from the Mellon Foundation.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 04336009

    Occurrence ID: 2937a96c-09ff-4a85-aab6-b4f01fd010a5

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  • Region

    North America

  • Country

    United States of America

  • State/Province

    New York

  • County/Municipio

    Bronx Co.

  • Locality

    The New York Botanical Garden; African American Garden at the Edible Academy: Cookpot bed

  • Coordinates

    40.8616, -73.8736

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