Jonge is a beautiful weed.
In Java, we usually call it as Tempuh Wiyang or Jawi Rawa.
Jonge (Emilia sonchifolia) is a weed that have so many medicinal benefit.
This plant is usually used to treat influenza, wounds, ulcer, respiration disorder, bronchitis and many more.
The extract of this plant is used as additional stuff for antitoxin and antibiotic in pharmacy industry.
This plant is well known as an edible weed in Java.
The young leaves and shoots are usually steamed or eaten raw with 'sambal'.
The taste is spicy and slightly bitter.
Look the beautiful flowers.
You can see the beautiful hairy seeds cluster in my old post on December 'Lets fly'.