aibika

Aibika

(Edible greens, green leafy vegetable) Hibiscus spinach’ or ‘Sunset hibiscus’ Hisbiscus manihot or Abelmoschus manihot. The centre of origin of the plant is Sulawesi-New Guinea, extending across Melanesia some time before European contact. The taxonomic name, Hisbiscus manihot or Abelmoschus manihot, differs among authorities.

  • Mi laik kaikai aibika wantaim tinpis.
    I like to eat aibika with tinned fish.
  • Aibika em gutpela kumu bilong kaikai.
    Aibika is a good vegetable to eat.

See also: Aibika in Papua New Guinea