Bidens pilosa – Famine Foods

Bidens pilosa

Uses

Uganda (West Nile and Madi Districts): leaves boiled. Kenya (northern), Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia: leaves boiled and water discarded. Zambia: roots reported eaten, by the Tonga people, after prolonged boiling.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
L.
Vernaculars:
Tonga: Bumpububu

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