Arthropod Collected From Rau Ram

(Polygonum odoratum)

Rau Ram (Polygonum odoratum) (Rau Ram)

This herb is commonly called by its Vietnamese name Rau Ram in Hawaii. It is used for flavoring various Asian meat and egg dishes and is also used medicinally in southeast Asia. It is grown as a perennial in Hawaii and is repeatedly harvested by cutting the young growth.


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an aphid Capitophorus hippophaeus (Walker) (Picture)