Premna mucronata – Famine Foods

Premna mucronata

Premna latifolia, Premna mollissima


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

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency: Chambari. Tamil: Nella do. Telugu: Pedda-nella-kura. (unspecified region): Bakar, Tumari, Gunarh.

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