Vicia hirsuta – Famine Foods

Vicia hirsuta


india (Uttar Pradesh, Balrampur region): leaves boiled and eaten as a vegetable. Grains ground and bread[sic] (chapati?) made from the flour.

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Name Authority:
Hindi[?]: Amkara munmun

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