ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Underground Parts

 

Underground Parts
 
 
S. No.
Botanical name/Common name
Family
Edible part
1
Abelmoschus crinitus (H)
Malvaceae
Roots
2
Brasenia schreberi (H)
Cabombaceae
Tuber
3
Caralluma adscendens (H)
(Makedshingi)
Asclepiadaceae
Whole plant
4
Dactylorhiza hatagirea
(Orchid)
Orchidaceae
Tubers
5
Eriosema himalaicum (S)
Fabaceae
Tubers
6
Fragaria vesca (H)
(Pahari rasbhari)
Rosaceae
Root-stock
7
Hedychium coronarium (H)
(Karchura)
Zingiberaceae
Rhizome
8
Lasia spinosa (H)
Araceae
Rhizome
9
Nelumbo nucifera (H)
(Kamal, Kanwal)
Nymphaeaceae
Rhizome
10
Peucedanum dhana (H)
(Bhojraj)
Apiaceae
Roots
11
Remusatia vivipara (H)
Araceae
Tubers
12
Sagittaria trifolia (H)
(Chotakut)
Alismataceae
Tubers
13
Tacca leontopetaloides (H)
Taccaceae
Tubers
14
Vigna adenantha (Perennial)
Fabaceae
Tubers
15
Zingiber zerumbet (H)
(Narkachur)
Zingiberaceae
Rhizome
 
 
 
 
B- Bamboo,  H- Herb,  S- Shrub,
Source: Dwivedi, A.P. Forests: The non-wood resources. Dehradun, IBD.