Cordia myxa – Famine Foods

Cordia myxa

Uses

India (Bombay Presidency): leaves prepared into a Bhaji (boiled in water then mixed with salt and chili peppers). The fruit is also eaten. Deccan: ripe fruit and kernel eaten. Australia (Queensland): tender young fruit eaten as a vegetable, and pickled.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
L.; Forsk.; Thw.
Vernaculars:
Bombay Presidency (Taloda, Khandesh district): Bhokri, Shelti. (Dangs, Surat district) Wadganda.

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