Flemingia vestita – Famine Foods

Flemingia vestita


India (Himalayan region): tubers collected for emergency. The tuber is also reported cultivated and sold in markets, in Meghalaya State. Ethnomedical use: an extract of the tuber has antihelmintic properties.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Roxburg ex W.T. Aiton [Benth?]
(Khasi: Soh-phlang
http://www.niscair.res.in/sciencecommunication/ResearchJournals/rejour/ijtk/Fulltextsearch/2006/July%202006/IJTK-Vol%205(3)-July%202006-pp%20342-347.htm, http://www.google.com/search?q=flemingia+vestita+tuber&hl=en&gbv=2&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=heRwVIuKLoKrogTX34EY&ved=0CAQQ_AU

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