This is my other favorite edible weed.
Lengko (Crassocephalum crepidioides), also called ebolo, thickhead, redflower ragleaf, or fireweed, is an erect annual slightly succulent
herb growing up to 180 cm tall.
Its fleshy, mucilaginous leaves and stems are eaten as a vegetable, and
many parts of the plant have medical uses.
Stem is round in cross-section and exudes watery liquid when cut.
plant is easily removed by pulling.
The stems in contact with the ground will produce roots.
Look the beautiful flowers...
This weed is usually used as fodder for rabbit.
But this weed is well known used to treat fever, urination disorder, and flatulence.
The young leaves and shoots are usually steamed or cooked with coconut milk.
The taste is slightly bitter and aromatic.
The seed of this plant is usually dipsersed by wind or water and can be
found some meters from where the parent plant was in the previous
Have you find edible weed on your garden?