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Leucas lanata is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.45 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - Himalayas in North-Eastern India, Bhutan, Central Nepal, Eastern Nepal, Sikkim.
Stony slopes and cultivated areas, 700 - 3000 metres from Kashmir to central Nepal and China.
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed outdoors in Britain, though judging by its native range it should be hardy at least in the milder areas of the country.
Young shoots - cooked. Used as a vegetable[