Atractylis ovata – Famine Foods

Atractylis ovata


Synonym: Atractylodes lancea DC.

China: root eaten. Ethnomedical uses: for treating indigestion, skin problems,  nervousness, loss of appetite, chronic bronchitis, cough, night blindness, diarrhea, anemia associated  with pregnancy.

Additional Information

Name Authority:

 Plant Classification Group:
 Plant Locations:
 Plant References:

Location Map

This site is provided to Mr. Freedman by Dr. Jules Janick, Emeritus Professor and Former James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture. The content on this site is provided and maintained by Mr. Freedman.