Is Morning Glory the same as water spinach?
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Then, is Morning Glory the same as Kangkong?
This plant is known in English as water spinach, river spinach, water morning glory, water convolvulus, or by the more ambiguous names Chinese spinach, Chinese Watercress, Chinese convolvulus, swamp cabbage or kangkong in Southeast Asia.
Additionally, why is it called Morning Glory vegetable? The Chinese water spinach, or Ipomoea aquatica, is part of the morning glory genus, called so because of their trumpet-shaped flowers that peak at full bloom in the morning.
Accordingly, what kind of vegetable is Morning Glory?
What does water spinach taste like?
Water spinach has a similar flavor and succulent texture to common spinach, with mild, nutty undertones. Its young shoots and leaves are preferred to mature leaves as they are texturally more tender and sweeter in taste.