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Clitoria ternatea.

Botanical name:

Clitoria ternatea Linn. Leguminosae. Butterfly Pea.

Mountains of Madagascar and Mauritius. In the Philippines, the pods are sometimes eaten. In Amboina, the flowers are used to tinge boiled rice a cerulean color.


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



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