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What are amaranth leaves?

Scientific name: Amaranthus dubius/Amaranthus mangostanus L. Mandarin Chinese: Xiàn Caì 苋菜/莧菜; Or 青香苋、红苋菜、汉(汗)菜、红菜、野刺苋、米苋、人旱菜,杏菜、莹莹菜、玉米菜、米谷菜、云仙菜 Cantonese Chinese: Yin Choy 莕菜 Minnan Chinese: Heng Tsai 荇菜 English: Red spinach, Chinese spinach Vienamese: Rau Den Thai: Phak Khom ผักโขม Khmer:  Ptee Bahasa Melaya: Bayam…

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Dang-O, or the wife-beating vegetable

  Scientific name: Glebionis coronarium Japanese: Shungiku 春菊 Korean: Sukgat 쑥갓 Tibetan:  Skalzang སྐལ་བཟང་ Mandarin Chinese: Tonggao 茼蒿 Hokkien/Teochew: Dang-o 茼蒿, Pabor-tsai 打某菜 Cantonese: Tongho 茼蒿 Thai: Pak Thang-o ผักตั้งโอ๋ Greek: Mantilida μαντηλίδα Dang-o or Shungiku features heavily in hotpots, a…

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