fruits & vegetables :: ENDEMIC, WILD :: Begoniaceae » Begonia crenata

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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:37:18 PM1/2/11
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Begoniaceae (begonia family) » Begonia crenata


be-GON-yuh -- named for Michel Begon, 18th century Governor of St Domingue, French Canada
kre-NAH-tuh -- scalloped


commonly known as: common begonia • Marathi: काप्रु kapru, खडक आंबाडी khadak-ambadi


Endemic to: Western Ghats (of India)


Edible use (WILD):
... young shoots and leaves as VEGETABLE ... in rural area of Konkan
Dear friends, please let know if this plant is distributed in Goa, Karnataka, Kerala
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 3, 2011, 9:02:53 PM1/3/11
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It is good, we are learning new things about local vegetables

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