Polygonum glabrum – Famine Foods

Polygonum glabrum


South Australia (northeastern): stems broken up, lightly cooked and pith eaten. India (Balarampur): fruit [sic] parched and made into a kind of Sattu ; (Chutia Nagpur; Assam): plant eaten as a pot-herb – pungent leaves cooked in small quantities with other vegetables.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
India (Santal): Sauri arak, Jioti. Balrampur, Oudh: Larboma, Bih langani bonka. Assam: Patharua. Bombay: Rakta rohia. Tamil: Aatlaria. Malayalam: Sckoranna mudela mucca.

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