Careya arborea – Famine Foods

Careya arborea


India (region not specified): ripe fruit eaten. (Maharashtra, Goa): fruit and root bark eaten. (Uttar Pradesh, Balrampur region): root bark removed, pounded and ground into flour to make bread[sic] (chapati?).

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Hindi?): Khumbi, Khumba, Kalikatbai

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