Amorphophallus abyssinicus – Famine Foods

Amorphophallus abyssinicus

Amorphophallus schweinfurthii


Uganda: swollen root stock eaten. Zambia: tuber, with leaves and upper green part of stalk eaten by the Gwembe Tonga people, after prolonged boiling.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(A. Rich.) N. E. Br.
Zambia (Tongan): inkona

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