Angiopteris evecta Hoffm. Filices.
A fern of India, the Asiatic and Polynesian Islands. The caudex, as also the thick part of the stipes, is of a mealy and mucilaginous nature and is eaten by the natives in times of scarcity.
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.