Cibotium menziesii – Famine Foods

Cibotium menziesii


Hawaii: starchy core eaten, requiring prolonged cooking. It is reported to have been called the “food of death,” because people would starve to death waiting for it to be cooked

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Hawaii: Hapu'u, Tree fern

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