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| ||Indian spinach|
Description: Indian spinach could be any of a number of greens found across the world. Most likely to be Basella alba, a tropical climbing plant that can grow as high as 2 meters (6 ft), the leaves being harvested as the plant grows and cooked in the same way as spinach or stewed in oil with spices. It is a type of amaranth, which includes many varieties of a sweetish green leafy vegetable known by many different names, including callalloo, elephant’s ear, African/Ceylon/Chinese/Indian spinach, Surinam amaranth, etc.
|Amaranth. One of many wonderful vegetables and herbs on sale by the Coleman Family Farm of Carpinteria at Santa Monica Farmers' Market||
Latin: Spinaceae oleraceae/Basella alba/Basella rubra/Amaranthus gangeticus/Amaranth oleraceus
See foods and dishes: African spinach, amaranth, basella, calalou, callaloo, callalo, callilu, Ceylon spinach, Chinese spinach, een choy, elephant’s ear, Malabar spinach, Surinam amaranth, vine spinach