Clerodendrum floribundum R.Br. – Famine Foods

Clerodendrum floribundum R.Br.


Roots eaten by Pintubi and Gugadja  language-speaking groups and Guga Qja Aborigines, at Balgo, Western Australia.) Roots eaten generally during times of drought. They are fibrous, difficult to prepare, being roasted in a fire. The burnt endoderm is peeled off and the cooked phloem and xylem are eaten, but not the pith. Found in deep sand.

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Pintubi and Gugadja languages[?]: widulyurru,

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