Herb latin name: Pyrularia edulis
Synonyms: Sphaerocarya edulis
Family: Santalaceae (Sandalwood Family)
Edible parts of Pyrularia edulis:Fruit - raw or cooked. An aromatic flavour, somewhat like a guava (Psidium spp.). The sap can be used as a rennet to curdle plant milks when making cheese.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Open forested areas at elevations of 1200 - 2100 metres in the Himalayas.
Other uses of Pyrularia edulis:The wood can be used for making kitchen implements.
Propagation of the herb:Seed -
Cultivation of Pyrularia edulis:Open forested areas at elevations of 1200 - 2100 metres in the Himalayas.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Pyrularia edulis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.