Kandelia-Koelreuteria (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Kandelia-Koelreuteria (Sturtevant, 1919)

Kandelia rheedii Wight & Arn.


East Indies and Malay. Its fruit is edible.

Kedrostis rostrata Cogn.


East Indies. The leaves are eaten as greens" and are called in Tamil appakovay. Royle says the fruit is eaten.

Kigelia pinnata DC.


A tree of tropical Africa. The fruit is often two or more feet long and is filled with pulp containing numerous, roundish seeds. Grant says the roasted seeds are eaten in famines.

Kleinhovia hospita Linn.


Tropical eastern Asia, the Malayan Archipelago and the Samoan Islands. The leaves are cooked and eaten in the Philippines.

Koelreuteria paniculata Laxm.


China. The berries, when roasted, are eaten by the Chinese, in spite of their apparent acidity. The leaves are used for food.