- Adelia barbinervis
name = "Adelia barbinervis"
divisio = Magnoliophyta
genus = "
species = "A. barbinervis"
binomial = "Adelia barbinervis"
"Adelia barbinervis" is a plant species of the family
Euphorbiaceae. It is commonly found in southern Mexicoand northern Central America. Most often found in association with milpaecosystems, barbinervis(also called teenek) has been historically used by the local Maya to stave off hunger by the cooking and eating of its leaves and young shoots.
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