Edible Plant Species

Embelia nagushia D. Don. Myrsineae.
Himalayan region.
The fruits are eaten in Sikkim as well as the leaves, which are sour to the taste.


E. ribes Burm. f.
Tropical Asia.
In Silhet, the berries are collected and used to adulterate black pepper.


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. CROWBERRY. MONOX.
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.