Okra (Lady’s Fingers, Ladies Fingers, Bhindi)
- Common Name: Okra (Lady’s Fingers, Ladies Fingers, Bhindi)
- Latin Name: Abelmoschus esculentus
- Family Name: Malvaceae
The Okra fruits, which are calcium-rich and low in carbohydrates, should be fed only sparingly to tortoises that are a fruit-eating species, because they are fairly high in oxalates.
The leaves and flowers of Okra are fine to feed in moderation to all species as part of a varied diet.