Azadirachta indica – Famine Foods

Azadirachta indica


India (Bombay Presidency): fruit eaten; (Madras Presidency): ripe fruit eaten for the small quantity of pulp between the pit and the skin. Rajasthan (western): ripe fruit (berries) pulp eaten (sucked) Vapa chettu raw. Unidentified region: tender leaves eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
A. Juss.
Bombay Presidency, Surat district, Mandvi; Rajasthan (western): Nim /Neem, Nimkauli. Tamil:Veypa marum. Telugu:Vapa chettu
Reported to be a good source of iron.

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