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Eggplant

Solanum melongena

Description:

The fruit is botanically classified as a berry, and contains numerous small, soft seeds, which are edible, but have a bitter taste because they contain nicotinoid alkaloids; this is unsurprising as it is a close relative of tobacco.

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Bohol, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 26, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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