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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    04 / 04 / 2017

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    International

  • City

    Kampala

  • Posted by

    Wamuyu Kago

Notes:

The leaves are similar in texture to pumpkin leaves and are edible. It does not produce flowers. It sprawls and grows in concentric circles not upwards.

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Link for the uses of Symphytum officinale. https://www.uq.edu.au/_School_Science_Lessons/Foodgardens6b.html

    April 6th, 2017 at 8:02pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    I’m only speculating here. These leaves look similar to a type of comfrey plant in the Symphytum genus. Link below with various cultivars, click to enlarge. The second link with information for the many uses of comfrey i.e. medicinal, culinary etc…Best wishes! https://www.google.com/search?q=Symphytum++leaves&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwib07vEi5HTAhWKrVQKHRIHA6cQ7AkISQ&biw=1566&bih=758#imgdii=CybKIMRRiJSMwM:&imgrc=g3M9SccXBsF-7M:

    April 6th, 2017 at 8:04pm

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