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Perilla arguta

Botanical name:

Perilla arguta Benth. Labiatae.

China and Japan. An infusion of this plant is used, says Mueller, to impart to table vegetables and other substances a deep red color. The plant is an inmate of French flower gardens.


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



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