Coix lachryma-jobi var. frumentacea – Famine Foods

Coix lachryma-jobi var. frumentacea


China: seeds eaten. Ethnomedical used – Philippines: leaves burnt and applied to goiter.

Additional Information

Philippines: Adlay
Chemical composition: Protein = 18.7%. Fat = 5.2%. Carbohydrate = 59.3% (mostly starch). Ash = 2.1%.

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