Ailanthus (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Ailanthus (Sturtevant, 1919)

Ailanthus glandulosa

Ailanthus glandulosa Desf. Simarubeae. TREE OF HEAVEN. VARNISH TREE.

China. Smith[1] says that the leaves are used to feed silkworms and, in times of scarcity, are used as a vegetable.
  1. Smith, F. P. Contrib. Mat. Med. China 6. 1871.