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Elatostema dissectum is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.70 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - Himalayas from Sikkim to China.
Montane forests, evergreen riverine forests, or valley forests at elevations of 500 - 2100 metres in western China[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it could succeed outdoors in many parts of this country.
Plants can be either dioecious or monoecious[
Young leaves - cooked[
]. No more details are given.
Seed - sow spring in situ.