Crateva religiosa – Famine Foods

Crateva religiosa

Crateva adansonii


Nigeria (Kano State, northern): leaves and fruit eaten.

Niger: leaves eaten.

Nutrient values (Niger sample): Protein = 26.0% Fat = ~6%
Ash = 11.9% Carbohydrate = 36.6% Mn = 104.37mcg/g
Ge = 187.91mcg/g Ca = 13551mcg/g Mg = 2815mcg/g
Cu = 4.94mcg/g Zn = 8.58mcg/g




Additional Information

Name Authority:
Forst.; Ainslie.
Hausa: Ingigido, Ungudidi, Gudai Guodido

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