Herb latin name: Megacarpaea delavayi
Edible parts of Megacarpaea delavayi:Edible cooked. The part of the plant is not specified but is likely to be the root.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Swampy meadows, steep grassy slopes and open thickets at elevations from 3400 - 4800 metres.
Propagation of Megacarpaea delavayi:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame if this is possible. Otherwise sow it in early spring in a cold frame. Prick the seedlings out into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in the greenhouse or cold frame for at least their first winter. Plant out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer. Root cuttings may succeed.
Cultivation of the herb:Swampy meadows, steep grassy slopes and open thickets at elevations from 3400 - 4800 metres.
Medicinal use of Megacarpaea delavayi:None known
Known hazards of Megacarpaea delavayi:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.