Alsodeia (Sturtevant, 1919)

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

Alsodeia physiphora

  • Accepted name : probably Rinorea laevigata. Alsodeia physiphora Mart. is an ambiguous name.

Alsodeia physiphora Mart. Violaceae. Brazil. Used as a spinach in Brazil [1]. The green leaves are very mucilaginous, and the negroes about Rio Janeiro eat them with their food [2].
  1. Lindley Veg. King. 339. 1846. (Conohoria loboloba)
  2. Don, G. Hist. Dichl. Pls. 1:340. 1831. (Gonohoria loboloba)