Bauhinia racemosa – Famine Foods

Bauhinia racemosa


India: (region not specified): seeds dried and ground [into flour] for making bread[sic] (chapait?) (Deccan): flower buds and fruit eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bardoli, Surat district, Bombay Presidency: Asitranaparda. Dangs, Surat District, Bombay Presidency: Asintro. Mandvi, Surat district, Bombay Presidency: Asitra. Marathi: Apta. Sanskrit: Svetakanchan

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