Malu Khia (aka mulukhiyya, Egyptian spinach or salad mallow)
Origin: Dry, tropical India
Plant: Nov – Dec only
Harvest: Feb – May
Propagate: will self-seed.
Tropical green. Annual bush. Leaves are nutrient rich in potassium and protein but have a light mucilage taste. Young leaves can be used in salads, cook older leaves like spinach. Dried leaves are a very nutritious food for livestock.