P. japonica medicinal plant?
suzuki at affrc.go.jp
Tue Sep 22 20:51:59 EST 1998
> what of plant is it, what does P. stand for? I would guess its use like
> angelica, the roots, for medicin some kind.
It may be edible, if it is Pilea japonica ("Yamamizu" in Japanese).
The related species P. hamaoi ("Mizu" in Japanses) is a famous edible
wild plant in Japan and probably in some other countries in East Asia.
Kensaku Suzuki | E-mail: suzuki at affrc.go.jp
Plant Eco-Physiol Lab | suzuki at tnaes.affrc.go.jp
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