Sterculia foetida

Uses

India (Deccan): seeds eaten; (Madras Presidency): roasted seeds eaten.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
L.
Vernaculars:
Tamil: Peenaree marum. Telugu: Gurapa Badam chettu
Misc:
Seeds are above-average for angiospermous plants for the amino acids: Alanine, Aspartic acid, Histidine, Isoleucine, Lysine, Methionine, Proline, and Valine.

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