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Phrynium capitatum.

Botanical name:

Phrynium capitatum Willd. Scitamineae.

Tropical eastern Asia. Loureiro observed this plant in Annam and tropical China, its leaves wrapped around articles of food previous to boiling to impart color and grateful flavor.


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



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