Mirabilis jalapa – Famine Foods

Mirabilis jalapa


India (Madras Presidency, Salem district, Oossoor): leaves eaten as greens. Ethnomedical use – Mexico: unspecified part of plant ground up and applied to relieve bruises and strains.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
L.; Thunb.
Tamil: Undi mandarei. Telugu: Badracha, Nitcha mulligah

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