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Family: PHYTOLOACCACEAE 

 Sarcoca acinosa
 
  
Author:  Vladimír Skalický 1985
Family:  Phytolaccaceae
Habitat:  Asia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10-40 Centimetres
Height:  150 Centimetres
Flower:  White  - Greenish
Reproduction:  Seeds/Roots
Pop names:  Sweet Beladonna, Indian Poke, Pokeweed, Himalayan Pokeberry
Synonyms:  Phytolacca acinosa, William Roxburgh 1832. Phytolacca esculenta, Van Houtte 1848. Phytolacca pekinensis, Hance 1869.
   This member of the Phytolaccaceae family was given this name by Vladimír Skalický in 1985. It is found in China, India, Japan, Nepal, Bhutan, Korea, Myanmar, Sikkim and Vietnam, growing in almost any kind of sol, but it prefers a well drained and rich soil with some water and some sun. The swollen roots grow to ten centimetres in diameter and from clusters up to 40 centimetres in diameter. The erect stems reach 150 metres and the flowers are white to greenish while the significant berries are dark red - almost black!