In article <4jse6h$sqg at minerva.worldbank.org>, <KP> wrote:
> I'll give it a shot: the herb is called "Rau Om"
>or "Ngo` Om". They're used for "Canh Chua" Soup.
I think that is the name of one of the dishes it came in, so that's
probably the right herb... I'm actually trying to get the plant
itself if possible. I thought it would make a nice addition to my herb
garden... I live in Houston, which definitely qualifies as a hot and wet
place (most of the time, anyway.) I tried getting a few sprigs of the
fresh herb from a local restaurant, but I wasn't able to get them to root.
If I can find the scientific name of the plant, I may be able to get a nursery
to special-order some seeds.
Thanks for the info on the Vietnamese name!
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