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Gynura bicolor

Gynura bicolor is perennial herb belonging to the composite family. It is sporadically cultivated in southern China such as Guangdong and Guangxi, and mainly used for officinal and edible purposes. Gynura bicolor has strong anti-adversity, so it is generally free from plant diseases and insect pests and hence free from pesticide pollution. The tender leaves have the special fragrance and unique taste of composite plants, so they can be made into a dainty dish. It is said that gynura bicolor is a vegetable beneficial to people's health in terms of relieving internal heat. It is widely planted on Xiqiao Mountain and popular among tourists. Gradually it became one of special products of Xiqiao Mountain.