Embelia nagushia D. Don. Myrsineae.
The fruits are eaten in Sikkim as well as the leaves,
which are sour to the taste.
E. ribes Burm. f.
In Silhet, the berries are collected and used to adulterate
Emilia sonchifolia DC. Compositae.
Asia and tropical Africa.
The leaves are eaten raw in salads in China. Its
leaves are eaten raw in salads, according to Murray. In France, it is
grown in flower gardens.
Empetrum nigrum Linn. Empestraceae. CRAKEBERRY.
Arctic and subarctic climates.
The berries are eaten by the Scotch and
Russian peasantry. The fruits are black, about the size of juniper
berries, of a firm, fleshy substance and are insipid in taste. They are
consumed in a ripe or dry state by the Indians of the Northwest, are
Eaten by the Tuski of Alaska and are gathered in autumn by the
western Eskimo and frozen, for winter food.