Fruits & Vegetables Week: Ipomoea aquatica, the Swamp cabbage

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Gurcharan Singh

Jan 10, 2011, 10:26:16 PM1/10/11
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Ipomoea aquatica, the Swamp cabbage, growing in wet habitats and shallow waters. Young shoots and leaves are used as vegetable and as salad, leaves being good source of minerals and vitamins, especially carotene.
Local names
Hindi: Kalmisag, karmi, patuasag
Beng: Kalmisag
Mar: Nadishaka
Guj: Nalanibhaji
Tel: Tutukuru
Tam: Vallaikirai
Punj: Ganthian, nali, nari
Delhi: Sarnali, nali

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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tanay bose

Jan 11, 2011, 12:02:14 AM1/11/11
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Generally grows over water bodies in bengal
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
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Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
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Muthu Karthick

Jan 11, 2011, 2:48:40 AM1/11/11
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Does this have dissected leaf variety?
Muthu Karthick, N
Junior Research Fellow
Care Earth Trust
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Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
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