Alepidea peduncularis


Alepidea peduncularis

Taxobox
name = "Alepidea peduncularis"
regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Apiales
familia = Apiaceae
genus = "Alepidea"
species = "A. peduncularis"
binomial = "Alepidea peduncularis"
binomial_authority = A.Rich.

"Alepidea peduncularis" is an edible perennial herb native to the montane grasslands of East and South Africa.

Growth

The plant bears a flowering stalk about 70 cm in height, and a basal rosette of leaves with distinctively fringed marginscite web |last = Hyde|first = Mark|coauthors = Bart Wursten|title = Flora of Zimbabwe|url = http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143040. The leaves are edible, and the roots are used in medicineGrubben, G.J.H. & Denton, O.A. (2004) Plant Resources of Tropical Africa 2. Vegetables. PROTA Foundation, Wageningen; Backhuys, Leiden; CTA, Wageningen.] .

References

External links

* [http://database.prota.org/dbtw-wpd/exec/dbtwpub.dll?AC=QBE_QUERY&BU=http%3A%2F%2Fdatabase.prota.org%2Fsearch.htm&TN=PROTAB~1&QB0=AND&QF0=Species+Code&QI0=Alepidea+peduncularis&RF=Webdisplay PROTAbase on "Alepidea peduncularis"]


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