Ficus capensis – Famine Foods

Ficus capensis


Kenya (Mbeere division, Embu district): fruit eaten in gruel. Nigeria (Kano State, northern): fruits, some leaves, aerial roots eaten.

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Kikuyu: mu -Kuyu. Hausa: Uwar yara

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