Dioscorea praehensilis – Famine Foods

Dioscorea praehensilis


Angola (Cazengo, Cuanza Norte): root eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Kimbundu: Kissadi
Kissadi Dias gives the spelling as kissari; however, this is an inaccurate transliteration of the word because, in Kimbundu, the local language of the region, the "r" sound doesn't exist and the "d" sound can be perceived like an "r".

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