Albuca (Sturtevant, 1919)

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

Albuca major Linn.


South Africa. In Kaffraria, Thunberg says the succulent stalk, which is rather mucilaginous, is chewed by the Hottentots and other travellers by way of quenching thirst.