Latin name: Marsilea mutica
Family: Marsileaceae (Water-clover Family)
Edible parts of Nardoo:Spores - cooked. A source of starch, the spores can be ground into a powder and used like flour. They are astringent and highly indigestible. The spores are contained in a sporocarp.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Edges of ponds and lagoons, on river banks and in deep water.
Propagation of Nardoo:Seed -
Cultivation of the herb:Edges of ponds and lagoons, on river banks and in deep water.
Medicinal use of Nardoo:None known
Known hazards of Marsilea mutica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.