plant is an erect, small bush with thorny stem.
preparation methods and palatability
Young leaves and tender parts are
consumed boiled. The plant is a typical famine food because people rely
on it at the very beginning of the rains, before anything else on-farm
such as cabbage or other vegetables are ready for consumption.
The plant grows
on farm fields and in bush land, mainly in low altitude areas.
Kebele, Bako-Gazer (South Omo)
Also used for livestock forage.
kaissa kebele, bako-gazer (south omo)