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mindperformer posted a topic in EthnobotanyI'm cultivating a polynesian fruit called Cannibal's Tomato (Solanum viride syn. S. uporo) and the plants, grown from seed, are flowering now!. There is a story about this plant: In ancient times in Fiji the fruit (must be cooked) was eaten with human flesh, because without the tomato the human flesh was hard to digest.... http://www.ebooksrea...-the--hci.shtml It is native to Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, the Tuamotus and as far west as Hawaii: http://cookislands.b...ies.asp?id=6661 My small Uporo- plants from cool european autumn outside: to artificial summer inside -flower: