Herb latin name: Euptelea pleiosperma
Synonyms: Euptelea davidiana, Euptelea delavayi, Euptelea franchetii
Edible parts of Euptelea pleiosperma:Leaves - cooked. A famine food, used when all else fails.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Thickets and open wood margins, especially near streams in Sichuan. Forests in valleys at elevations of 900 - 3600 metres.
Propagation of Euptelea pleiosperma:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Layering.
Cultivation of the herb:Thickets and open wood margins, especially near streams in Sichuan. Forests in valleys at elevations of 900 - 3600 metres.
Medicinal use of Euptelea pleiosperma:None known
Known hazards of Euptelea pleiosperma:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.