Fagopyrum tataricum – Famine Foods

Fagopyrum tataricum


India (Kumaon region, Western Himalayas): fruit (?) eaten; (Garhwal Himalayas): leaves boiled and eaten as vegetable; nuts [sic] eaten; seeds used for making flour.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Kumaon Region: Phapar

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