Bastard Toad Flax
Herb: Bastard Toad Flax
Latin name: Comandra richardsiana
Family: Santalaceae (Sandalwood Family)
Edible parts of Bastard Toad Flax:Fruit - raw. Sweet and oily, it is delicious but only a few are produced. The fruit is about 6mm in diameter.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Calcareous, gravelly, sandy or marly soils.
Propagation of Bastard Toad Flax:Seed - stratify for 3 months at 5°C and then sow in the greenhouse in a pot with a suitable host. Plant out when it is well established close to a mature host plant.
Cultivation of the herb:Calcareous, gravelly, sandy or marly soils.
Medicinal use of Bastard Toad Flax:None known
Known hazards of Comandra richardsiana:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.