Fernaldia in brine RG 12X32oz (12 unit box)

El Salvador, the eastern part of Guatemala, and other Central American countries. It is an important and popular source of food in El Salvador and Guatemala. The plant's buds and flowers are used for cooking in a variety of ways, including in pupusas. Fernaldia pandurata: Cropped buds for cooking. The name "loroco" is used throughout Mesoamerica to identify Fernaldia pandurata (A. DC.) Woodson. In Guatemala, another species (Fernaldia brachypharnynx Woodson) is endemic to the province of Escuintla in the southern part of the country and shares the same common name. Fernaldia pandurata is a herbaceous vine with oblong-elliptical to broadly ovate leaves 4–13 cm. long, 1.5–8 cm broad, inflorescences are generally somewhat shorter than the leaves, with 8–18 flowers, the pedicels 4–6 mm. long; bracts ovate, 1–2 mm long; calyx lobes ovate, acute or obtuse, 2–3 mm. long; corolla white within, greenish outside.

Fernaldia in brine. Net weight 32 Oz. Refrigerate after opening. Made in Guatemala.

  • Model: R2053
  • Shipping Weight: 3lbs
  • 25 Units in Stock

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 08 November, 2011.

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