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Waterleaf (Talinum fruticosum) is a leafy green vegetable, grown primarily in West Africa, the Caribbean, and Central/South America.

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Waterleaf goes by a variety of names, including:

  • Ceylon spinach
  • cariru
  • gbure
  • Surinam purslane
  • Philippine spinach
  • Florida spinach
  • potherb fameflower
  • Lagos bologi
  • Sweetheart
  • Kutu bataw