MYSTERIOUS ISLAND OF THALIA GENICULATA in the middle of the Savanna East of Nakum. Part I: Botany and Ethnobotany of Thalia geniculata
Thalia geniculata is a perennial herb that grows in flooded and swampy areas of tropical and subtropical America.
Even though Thalia geniculata is known as an edible plant, very little is known about its nutritional value and its potential as an alternative food, after all in a plant that is distributed throughout the Americas and could be used in the diet of people in rural areas.
Nicholas Hellmuth, FLAAR Mesoamérica