'Gemedo' is considered
a weed on farm fields. It can grow up to 40cm of height. It grows on farm
fields as a weed and is therefore weeded in normal time.
preparation methods and palatability
The leaves are edible. The plant grows
abundantly after the first rains and all along the rainy season. The leaves
taste ok for human consumption. They are cooked and added to other foodstuff.
But nevertheless, they are only consumed during hardship periods when other
foodstuff gets scarce. Therefore, the plant is considered a typical famine
Grows in mid-
and lowland bushland and on farm fields as a weed.
Propagates by ...
Woreda (North Omo)
Has certain similarities with 'Qumputia'
in a farm field during the dry season in Humbo Woreda, North Omo