Achyranthes (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Achras
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Achyranthes (Sturtevant, 1919)
Aciphylla


Achyranthes bidentata Blume.

Amaranthaceae.

Tropical Asia. The seeds were used as food during a famine in Rajputana, India. Bread made from the seeds was very good. This was considered the best of all substitutes for the usual cereals.