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Quirquiña or Quillquiña, a second possibility

  • Subject: [cg] Quirquiña or Quillquiña, a second possibility
  • From: Sharon Gordon <gordonse@one.net>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 15:00:47 -0400

There's a possibility it could also be called Quillquiña.
Does it look like the picture at

Seeds of Change says:
Porophyllum ruderale

In Bolivia, native Quechua people call it Killi and eat it daily. 
Multi-branched, prolific plants are 4-5 ft. tall and have a unique taste 
somewhere between arugula, cilantro and rue. The purple leaves, harvested 
from July to hard frost, are used daily with different chiles, and said to 
be used medicinally for liver ailments and high blood pressure.

Mexicans call it Papalo coming from papalotl, Nahuatl for
"butterfly" and use it like cilantro.

Other Columbian spanish names
Venadillo (C); Ruda de gallina (C); Chucha (C); Gallenaza (C)


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