Alsodeia (Sturtevant, 1919)

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


Alsodeia physiphora Mart.

Violaceae.

Brazil. Used as a spinach in Brazil. The green leaves are very mucilaginous, and the negroes about Rio Janeiro eat them with their food.