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Useful Temperate Plants

Cavendishia alatum

Domb.

Ericaceae


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General Information

Cavendishia alatum is a
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Peruvian Andes.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Edible Uses

Fruit[
105
Title
Tanaka's Cyclopedia of Edible Plants of the World.
Publication
 
Author
Tanaka. T. & Nakao S.
Publisher
Keigaku Publishing; Tokyo
Year
1976
ISBN
-
Description
The most comprehensive list of edible plants I've come across. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. Not for the casual reader.
,
177
Title
Plants for Human Consumption
Publication
 
Author
Kunkel. G.
Publisher
Koeltz Scientific Books
Year
1984
ISBN
3874292169
Description
An excellent book for the dedicated. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.
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Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation


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