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Achyranthes bidentata.

Botanical name:

Achyranthes bidentata Blume. Amaranthaceae.

Tropical Asia. The seeds were used as food during a famine in Rajputana, India. Bread made from the seeds was very good. This was considered the best of all substitutes for the usual cereals.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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