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Fatty acid profiles of leaves of nine edible wild plants: An Australian study

Liu, Lixia; Howe, Peter; Zhou, Ye Fang; Hocart, Charles; Zhang, Ren


Nine species (Amaranthus viridis L., Atriplex nummularia L., Chenopodium album L., Plantago major L., Portulaca oleracea L., Solarium nigrum L., Sonchus oleraceus L., Stellaria media L. and Taraxacum officinale W.) of edible wild plants grown in Australia were examined for their fatty acid composition by gas chromatography. The total fatty acid contents in the young leaves of these species ranged from 8.75 to 29.12 mg/g of dry matter, and were predominantly comprised of the alpha-linolenic acid...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Food Lipids


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