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Alstroemeria haemantha. Alstroemeria ligtu. Alstroemeria revoluta. Alstroemeria versicolor.

Alstroemeria haemantha Ruiz & Pav. Amaryllideae (Alstroemeriaceae). Herb Lily.

Chile. The plant furnishes a farina from its roots.

Alstroemeria ligtu Linn.

Chile and the mountains of Peru. A farina is obtained from its roots. It is called in Peru Untu, in Chile utat. Its roots furnish a palatable starch.

Alstroemeria revoluta Ruiz & Pav.

Chile. Its roots furnish a farina.

Alstroemeria versicolor Ruiz & Pav.

Chile. A farina is obtained from its roots. In France it is an inmate of the flower garden.


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



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