Boerhavia coccinea – Famine Foods

Boerhavia coccinea


Seeds and roots dried on rocks then pounded and ground into powder for making porridge. Eating this is reported to cause serious stomach discomfort.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
P. Mill.
(Manyika/Shona): Kakoke

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