Trianthema monogyna – Famine Foods

Trianthema monogyna


India (Bombay Presidency): leaves and shoots eaten. Leaves boiled in water and mixed with salt and chili peppers (Western Rajasthan): leaves boiled and used as vegetable

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency, Poona and Ahmednagar districts:Ghetuli/Ahmednagar district:Vasu/Rajasthan (western):Lana,Sata
Soil type favored by plant/sandy plains

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