Cenchrus setigerus – Famine Foods

Cenchrus setigerus


India (Rajasthan, western ): seeds eaten mixed with bajra (millet) for bread making. Seeds also eaten raw.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Stend.; Vahl.
Soil type favored by plant: alluvial flats, gravelly area [sic].

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