Bauhinia vahlii – Famine Foods

Bauhinia vahlii


India (Garhwal Himalayas): seeds fried in butter and eaten. Madhya Pradesh – the Gond and Sahariya tribes roast and powder the seeds; pods also eaten. Etnomedical uses: seeds reported aphrodisiac

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Wight & Arn.
(Hindi dialect): [seeds?]: Mahul, Seldeay
Misc: Chemical composition: see Jain & Tiwari

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