Encephalartos transvenosus – Famine Foods

Encephalartos transvenosus


Mozambique (Mexixe district): stem cut into slices. These are buried until a certain degree of fermentation is attained. The slices are then sun-dried and crushed in a mortar to reduce the pulp to a flour. The flour is then eaten after boiling.

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Name Authority:
Stapf. & Burtt. Davy in Burtt. Davy.

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