Sterculia africana – Famine Foods

Sterculia africana


Mozambique (Macossa district). Mature seeds collected and ground into a “butter,” which can be stored for future use. The seed pods are burned to ash that is added to derere a vegetable relish, to give it a salt-like taste.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
(Lour.) Fiori.
(Manyika/Shona): Goza

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