Dioscorea quartiniana – Famine Foods

Dioscorea quartiniana

Uses

Senegal: the Peul, Bedik and Basari eat the tuber, which is cut into sections and soaked in water for 3 days and then cooked, in boiling water.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Hort. ex A. Rich.
Vernaculars:
Bassari: iTabe tabe longat. Bedik: Nyi-dyin

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