Ceropegia bulbosa – Famine Foods

Ceropegia bulbosa

Uses

India (Bombay Presidency): tubers and leaves eaten uncooked. Also eaten boiled, and mixed with either milk and sugar or with salt and spices; (Rajasthan, western): tubers and leaves eaten raw or boiled.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Roxb.
Vernaculars:
Bombay Presidency, Khandesh district, Shahada: Dúdha malida kand [milk and sweet meat]. Nasik district, Chandor: Malode. Rajasthan (western) : Hedulo, Khapparkadu
Misc:
Soil types favored by plant: well-drained, rocky soil and on slopes and piedmont.

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