Phyllanthus emblica – Famine Foods

Phyllanthus emblica


India (Maharashtra State, Raigad District): pickles made from fresh fruit. Fruit also sun-dried and stored for future use. (Garhwal Himalayas): fruit eaten raw; made into preserves and pickled.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Hindi: Aonla. English: Indian gooseberry
NB This genus and species was formerly included in the Euphorbiaceae family.

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