Calla palustris – Famine Foods

Calla palustris


France: starch of root recommended, for extending bread flour, after removal of acrid element. Sweden: unidentified part of plant used in preparation of bread. Bangladesh: green leaves eaten; roots may be boiled with rice or cooked as curry and may contain chemical component which can irritate mouth and throat.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
English: Water Dragon. Bangladesh: Kachu.

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