Boerhavia repens – Famine Foods

Boerhavia repens


India (Bombay Presidency): leaves eaten. Nigeria (Kano State, northern): seeds and leaves eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency: Poona district, Walha Parincha Road: Chedul ; Nasik district, Yeola: Ghetivali. Nigeria - Hausa: Babba juji

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