Scientific name

Family name

Local name(s)
Abena (Amaragna)

General description
Grows between December and April.

Edible part(s), preparation methods and palatability
Fruits are edible. Fruits are eaten raw. Mostly children collect and eat the fruits in normal times and adults join when there is general food shortage.

Found in the highlands.

Propagation method(s)

Sample location(s)
Mekane Birhan Kebele, Jana Mora Woreda (North Gonder)

Monkeys, baboons and goats eat the leaves. 

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