Boerhavia procumbens – Famine Foods

Boerhavia procumbens


India (Madras Presidency): leaves and tender shoots eaten as greens.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Banks ex Roxb.
Tamil: Mookaretti keeray. Telugu: Ataka mamidi

 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.