volume 33, issue 2, P198-211 2019
DOI: 10.1590/0102-33062018abb0323
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Abstract: Bio-cultural and historical aspects of the "wild plant" portion of the Mediterranean Diet are still very much understudied despite the large number of bio-medical studies on the topic. Th e current gastronomic ethnobotanical and ethnolinguistic fi eld study focused on the wild leafy vegetables used among Greek populations in SE Italy and NE Greece. A total of 52 folk taxa, corresponding to 58 wild botanical species, were recorded. Th e frequency of consumption of these wild ingredients was higher in NE Greece …

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