Cleome viscosa – Famine Foods

Cleome viscosa

Uses

India (Bombay Presidency): leaves eaten; Rajasthan (western): raw black leaves eaten. Sudan (western): leaves soaked, fermented and used as a spice.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
L.
Vernaculars:
India (Poona, and Ahmednagar districts; Yeola, Nasik district, Bombay Presidency: Tilwani. Rajasthan (western): Bagre [Bagro ?], Hulhul. Sudan (western): Kawal, English: Asian Spiderflower
Misc:
Chemical composition (per 100g) (leaves, raw): Protein = 5.5g. Fat = .9g. Calcium - 454mg. Iron = 2.7mg. Kcal = 57.

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