Calystegia sepium – Famine Foods

Calystegia sepium


China: root washed and steamed, or sun-dried, then broken into fragments. Eaten with rice or ground into a meal and steamed in the form of cakes. Regular ingestion has been reported to upset the stomach and make the eater “dull” [sic]. India: young shoots eaten.

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(L.) R. Br.

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