Acacia nilotica – Famine Foods

Acacia nilotica


India (Rajasthan, western): pods used as vegetable; seeds fried and eaten alone or mixed with jowar or bajra (millet) flour. Bark and/or gum reported eaten. Bark[?] also reported eaten by the Mbeere in the Embu district of Kenya.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Rajasthan (western): Babool. Mbeere: mu -Cemeri
Chemical composition: see Jain & Tiwari

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