Fagopyrum tataricum Gaertn.
Habitat Cultivated in the Himalayas, especially in the colder parts of Ladakh, Zaskar and Western Tibet.
English Tatary Duckwheat.
Action See F. esculentum. Duck- wheat is a better source of rutin than the common Buckwheat. It contains 45—80% more rutin than the latter, and maintains its high rutin content for a longer period.