Acacia nilotica ssp. Indica – Famine Foods

Acacia nilotica ssp. Indica


India (Rajasthan): seeds eaten roasted or raw, in times of very acute scarcity. Regardless of how they are cooked, these seeds have been found deleterious to health in the long run. Pods used as a vegetable.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Benth.) Brenan.
Jaisalmer district, Rajasthan: Banvalia. Western Rajasthan: Babul, Kikar
Soil types favored by plant: medium heavy with good moisture status.

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