Cenchrus prieurii – Famine Foods

Cenchrus prieurii


India (Rajasthan, western ): seeds eaten raw; also, mixed with Bajra (millet) seed for making bread. Niger: part eaten not specified.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Kunth.) Maire.
India: dhamnio, lambio–bhurut. Niger: daani

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