Albuca (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Albuca (Sturtevant, 1919)

Albuca major

Albuca major Linn. Liliaceae.

South Africa. In Kaffraria, Thunberg[1] says the succulent stalk, which is rather mucilaginous, is chewed by the Hottentots and other travellers by way of quenching thirst.
  1. Thunberg, C. P. Travs. 1:146. 1795.