Rumex vesicarius, the Bladder dock, often cultivated as ornamental because of showy bladder-like fruiting perianth. Leaves and tender stems used as pot-herb, also used in curries and chutneys because of sour taste.
Hindi: Chuka, ambari palk, palang sag
Tel: Chukka kura
Tam: Shakkan kirai
Kan: Suki soppu, jussi soppu
Punjab: Khatta mitha, Khatti tan, saluni
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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