Maerua subcordata – Famine Foods

Maerua subcordata


Kenya (semi-arid south eastern region: root is a famine food. It is [also?] chewed to quench thirst in the dry season. It is boiled in broth for strength and health.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Gilg.) DeWolf.
Pokot: Chepulusuw. Turkana: Erut

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