Abutilon avicennae – Famine Foods

Abutilon avicennae

Abutilon Theophrasti


China: seeds eaten raw, when green. Later, when hard, they are washed to remove their bitter taste, sun-dried, and ground into flour.



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Chemical composition (sample taken from seed of a wild plant): Protein = 17.4%. Fat = 16%. Carbohydrate = 33.8%. Ash = 4.4%.

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