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Sunday, 3 January 2016

Wild but Edible Plants of Manipur

1. Kaothum -  Alisma plantago : Fresh and cooked Rhizome is eaten.


2. Maroi napaakpi - Allium hookeri = Eromba Maroi


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3. Maroi Nakuppi Allium odorum = Laphu Eromba


4. Pan Ukaabi Alocasia cucullata = Singju



5. Paan - Colocasia esculenta = Eromba, Athongba


6. Hong-ngu : Alocasia macrorrhiza = Eromba, Yu sungba, Hentaak

 

7. Loklei Pullei - Alpinia formosana


8. Chengkruk - Amaranthus sp. Amaranthaceae = Kangsoi


8. Saneibi Maru/ Ushoi = Bambusa nutans : Ooti thongba


9. Torbot = Benincasa hispida (Roxb) Cogn. Cucurbitaceae : Torbot eromba/thongba


10. Hangam - Brassica campestris Brassicaceae : Champhut, Athongba, Eromba


11. Peruk - Centella asiatica (L) Urban Apiaceae : Peruk Kangsu


12. Monsaobi - Chenopodium album : Eromba


13. Yendem : Colocasia gigantea Hook Araceae  - Eromba / Kangsoi



14. U-hawai Matol : Crolalaria Juncea L. Papilionaceae - Leaves Cheng Kabok ta Kotlaga Chaba



15. Yaipal = Curcuma zedoaria Salish Zingiberaceae : Eromba


16. Meiribob Waa UshoiDendrocalamus giganteus Munro Poaceae = Kangsu/ Ooti


17. Haa similar to Mangra - Dioscorea glabra Roxb Dioscoreaceae : Tuber is roasted or Boiled to eat

18. Thangjing : Euryale ferox Salisb Nymphaeaceae - Young stem used for singju. Seeds and pulp for Eromba and Ametpa

19. Sougri - Hibiscus cannabinus : Sougri thongba


20. Sillo Sougri : hibiscus sabdariffa : Hei Thongba


21. Tokningkhok - Houttuynia cordata Thunb Saururaceae : Maroi for eromba

22. Kolamni - Ipomoea aquatica Forsk Convolvulaceae   : kangsoi and singju

23. Uyel - Lentinellus cochleatus Fungi : Hawai Thongba , Kanghou


24. Chigonglei angouba - Leucaena glauca Benth Mimosaceae : Singju , Eromba


25. Karot Akhabi -   Momordica charantia L Cucurbitaceae : Kanghou



26. Thambal mana - Nelumbo nucifera : Eromba kotpa


27. Esing Ekaithabi - Neptunia oleracea Lour Mimosaceae :  Singju


28. Mayaangba - Ocimum barilieum L. Lamiaceae : Eromba, Bora


29. Komprek - Oenanthe javanica  : Eromba, Singju


30. Yongchak - Parkia javanica Merr Mimosaceae : Eromba, Singju


31. Kangjao - Pistia stratiotes L. Araceae : Kangsoi


32. Yelang - Polygonum flaccidum L. Polygonaceae : Eromba, Singju


33. Palang Shaak - Rumex maritimus L. Polygonaceae : Thao ngouraga thongba with Potato


34. Koukha - Sagittaria sagittifolia L Alismataceae : Koukha Bora


35. Chuchurangmei - Sesbania cannabina Merr. Papilionaceae : singju


36. Yerum Kairum - Stellaria media L. Caryophyllaceae : Singju, Eromba, Chamthong


37. Yena/ heikak Yeli - Trapa natans L. Trapaceae : Eromba , Singju


38. Pi khongjai - Vicia sativa L Papilionaceae : Tender leaves for Singju


39. Charuyen - Volvariella esculenta : Hawai Thongba


40. Esing Kambong - Zizania latifolia Tutor. Poaceae : Omaga (Roast) Chaaba ( Eat)




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