Flemingia tuberosa, Flemingia vestita.

Flemingia tuberosa Dalzell. Leguminosae.

East Indies. The tubers are said to be edible.

Flemingia vestita Benth. Flemingia.

Himalayan region. This prostrate plant is cultivated in many parts of northwest India for the sake of its edible, tuberous roots, which are nearly elliptical and about an inch long.

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