preparation methods and palatability
the leaves edible. They are boiled
in water like other vegetables and mostly used to supplement Moringa oleifera
leaves when they are scarce on-farm. Farmers stated in Konso that 'Qaaqula'
leaves are also consumed in normal times.
by farmers and then it disperses and maintains itself in farmlands by its
cuttings. Does not grow in bush.
Dokatu Kebele, Konso
it is a semi-domesticated
plant in Konso Special Woreda.