plant is a weed that shoots only when there is rain. Normally the crop
fields are weeded, but when food gets short, these consumable weeds are
spared and only uprooted later in the season.
preparation methods and palatability
Leaves are edible. They are cooked
and added to other foodstuff for consumption during the hard times before
harvest, when the rains just started and nothing else is ready for consumption.
propagates by ...
Bedessa Woreda (North Omo); (2) Koindo-Koyisha (North Omo)