Kangkong (Ipomoea aquatica)
East and Southeast Asia
Tender shoots or leaves are used fresh as salad, or steamed, boiled, or stir-fried.
Beta-carotene: medium; vitamin E: medium; riboflavin: low; folic acid: medium; ascorbic acid: medium to high; calcium: medium; iron: medium; protein: 2.5%. Leaves contain flavonoids.
Read more: Kangkong, in Discovering Indigenous Treasures: Promising Indigenous Vegetables from Around the World. 2009. AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center.