Pueraria hirsuta – Famine Foods

Pueraria hirsuta


China: root is steamed and eaten. Japan: processed into flour during the period of scarcity immediately following World War II.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Schnied.; Kurz.
Chemical composition (peeled root): Protein = 2.13%. Fat = 0.1%. Carbohydrate = 27.1%. Ash = 1.45%.

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