Within this category so-called multi-purpose wild-food plants are represented. Fruits plus one or more additional food products such as leaves and tender parts of stalks and/or root parts can be used at different times of the year and at different stages of food shortage. At present only three species have been identified that fit into this multipurpose 'wild-food' plant category.



Identified Species
Balanites aegyptiaca
Cordeauxia edulis Solanium nigrum
Syzigium guineense