Commelina obliqua – Famine Foods

Commelina obliqua


India (Bombay Presidency, Sangamner, Ahmednagar district; Pimpalner, Khandesh district): leaves and seeds eaten. Western Himalayas, Kumaon region: stems and leaves used as a vegetable.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency, Sangamner, Ahmednagar district, Kena. Pimpalner, Khandesh district: Keni. Bombay Presidency, Walha Parincha Road, Poona district: Gawati kena. Western Himalayas, Kumaon region: Kana, Kanjura.

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