Premna barbata – Famine Foods

Premna barbata

Uses

India: (Bombay Presidency): leaves eaten; (Madras Presidency): leaves and tender shoots cooked and eaten as greens.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Voight
Vernaculars:
Bombay Presidency: Chambari. Tamil: Mooney do, Nella do. Telugu: Ghebboon nellie, Pedda-nella-kura.
Misc:
NB some of the vernacular names for this sp. may not be correct or are possibly ethnolinguistically 'generic' for more than one species of the same genus. Research indicates that original sources give botanical names which have more than one synonym' so that the vernacular name/s of one synonymous species can have different names than another synonym.]

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