Brachiaria ramosa – Famine Foods

Brachiaria ramosa

Panicum ramosum


India (Western Rajasthan): seeds mixed with bajra (millet) to increase bulk; or mixed with other grains. It is noted that chapattis prepared from its flour should be consumed with buttemilk, otherwise it causes acute constipation.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(L.) Stapf.
Soil type favored by plant: moist, alluvial flats.

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