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Katuk

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Definition

noun

A shrub in Phyllanthaceae family popular in South Asia and Southeast Asia as a palatable leaf vegetable.


Supplement

It is a shrub consisting of multiple upright stems that are about 2.5 m in height. Its leaves are oval, dark green in color and 5-6 cm long. It is one of the few floras containing vitamin K.


Scientific name: Sauropus androgynous

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