Lecanora affinis

Uses

Sinai Desert. This lichen is an emergency food reported in the Hebraic Old Testament, to have been eaten, by the wandering Israelites. Algeria, Armenia: reported mixed with cultivated grain to extend the quantity.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Evers.
Vernaculars:
Manna
Misc:
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