Maerua angolensis – Famine Foods

Maerua angolensis


Burkina Faso (Piéla, Chagna Province): The Gourmantché people prepare the leaves incous-cous. They are first chopped and mixed with millet flour; then then the mixture is steamed. Salt and butter made from the seeds of Butyrospermum parkii (G.Don) Kotschy (Synonym: Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn. Nigeria (Kano State, northern): leaves eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Gourmantché): Djologou. Nigeria (Hausa): Ciciwa.

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