Herb latin name: Myriactis nepalensis
Synonyms: Lavenia dentata, Lavenia sphaerantha, Myriactis wallichii
Edible parts of Myriactis nepalensis:Leaves and young shoots - cooked. The roasted fruits are pickled.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Open places along trails and as a weed of cultivated ground at elevations of 1400 - 3900 metres in Nepal.
Propagation of Myriactis nepalensis:Seed - sow spring in sheltered conditions and plant out in late spring. If sufficient seed is available then the seed can probably be sown outdoors in situ in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Open places along trails and as a weed of cultivated ground at elevations of 1400 - 3900 metres in Nepal.
Medicinal use of Myriactis nepalensis:None known
Known hazards of Myriactis nepalensis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.