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Table 2 List of some commonly used famine edible plants

From: Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants in Derashe and Kucha Districts, South Ethiopia

Scientific name Local name Parts used Habit Ethnic group
Amaranthus graecizans Raza/horsokota, cumadhe Leaves Herb All
Amaranthus caudatus Gegebsa Leaves Herb Gamo
Commelina diffusa Welilo Leaves Herb Gamo
Corchorus olitoriu Hololoka/kefotugunta Leaves Herb All
Corchorus trilocularis Shosha interse Leaves Herb Gamo
Dioscorea praehensilis Welo Root Climber Gamo
Dobera glabra Kerseta Seed Tree Kusume
Hypoestes forskaolii Ononayita Leaves Herb Kusume
Leptadenia hastata Haila Leaves Climber Kusume
Portulaca quadrifida Merekita/meredeta/mergude Leaves & stem Herb All
Sporobolus pyramidalis Girole Seed Herb Gamo