Valerianella discoides – Famine Foods

Valerianella discoides

Uses

Tunisia: leaves of the young plant are eaten raw, with bread and salt; sometimes in soup but rarely in salads.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Loisel.
Vernaculars:
Arabic: Djemir, Khedana, Harra (Tunis), Héliouat (Gabes). Berber: Thioiunas, Ibrat-n-tekouk.
Misc:
The leaves are reported to have a strongly bitter taste.

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