Philingey

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Cateogory Flowering Plant
Allied Category Food Product

Nomenclature:

i) Philingey ii) Philinge iii) Jhuse Til

Philingey is the seed of the following flowering plant. It is used to make 'hot pickle paste' locally known as 'aachar':

Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass., ; Dict. Sci. Nat. 59: 248 (1829).
भुmसे तिल Jhuse til (Nep.)

Verbesina sativa Roxb. ex Sims

West: PSW 584 & 5716. Cent.: SSW 4223, 7649 & 8717; Suehiro 16; Namba 925003. East: Stainton 1492 & 1517; Williams 1080; TI 6306274 (cult.) & 6306275.
900-1900 m; A native of tropical Africa, cultivated in India and Himalaya.

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Philingey seeds

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