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== ''Astrocaryum acaule'' Mart. ==
 
== ''Astrocaryum acaule'' Mart. ==
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Upper Amazon and Rio Negro. The fleshy part of the fruit is esteemed for food by the Indians. The yellowish, fibrous pulp is eaten by the natives.
 
Upper Amazon and Rio Negro. The fleshy part of the fruit is esteemed for food by the Indians. The yellowish, fibrous pulp is eaten by the natives.
 
== ''Astronia papetaria'' Blume. ==
 
''Melastomaceae''.
 
 
A tree of the Moluccas. Its subacid leaves are cooked as a sauce for fish.
 
 
Athamanta cervariaefolia DC. Umbelliferae. SPIGNEL. Teneriffe Islands. The root is said to be eaten.
 
 
== ''Astronia cretensis'' Linn. ==
 
CANDY CARROT.
 
 
Southern Europe. An agreeable liquor is made from the seeds.
 
 
== ''Astronia matthioli'' Wulf. ==
 
 
Southeastern Europe. The plant has an edible root.
 
 
== ''Atherosperma moschatum'' Labill. ==
 
''Monimiaceae/ Atherospermataceae''. TASMANIAN SASSAFRAS TREE.
 
 
Australia. Its aromatic bark has been, used as a substitute for tea.
 
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:13, 14 September 2015

Astragalus
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Astrocaryum (Sturtevant, 1919)
Astronia


Astrocaryum acaule Mart.

Palmae.

Brazil. This is a palm of the Rio Negro. The fruit is edible.

Astrocaryum murumura Mart.

MURUMURA.

A palm of the Brazilian forest. The fruit, according to Kunth, has an agreeable flavor and at first a scent resembling musk but afterwards that of a melon. Wallace states that the fleshy covering of the fruit is rather juicy and is eatable.

Astrocaryum tucuma Mart.

Upper Amazon and Rio Negro. The fleshy part of the fruit is esteemed for food by the Indians. The yellowish, fibrous pulp is eaten by the natives.