Aeschynomene umiflora – Famine Foods

Aeschynomene umiflora


Tanzania. Eaten by the Zaramo people, in the Dar es Salaam region, in the villages of Kibaha, Kisarawe and Kisiju]. Leaves boiled in water which is discarded twice.

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Name Authority:
E. Mey.

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