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Category Flowering Plant
Allied Category Food product

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

  1. Elsholtzia blanda - known as Ban Silam or Wild Silam
  2. Elsholtzia flava
  3. Elsholtzia stachyodes - Known as Sano Ban Silam or small wild Silam


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