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English Name
Eminium
Scientific Name
Eminium speculum
Arabic Name
صميعة
Transliteration
Smaia'
Description
Perennial herb with underground corms, 15-30 cm long. Leave 2-5, 10-20 cm long, green glossy, soft deeply dissected with often brown spots on the petioles. Flower unisexual arranged in a dark violet cylindrical inflorescence
Seasonality
Leaves: February - April. Flowers April-May.
Locality
N/A
Habitat
Fields and waste grounds of highlands
Medical Properties
N/A
Edible Portions
Fresh or dried leaves in cooking
MOC
***See recipe
Family
Araceae
Compounds
Therapeutic Uses
recipes
Dried Eminium stew
 
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