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Table 4 Traditional vegetables

From: Food beliefs and practices among the Kalenjin pregnant women in rural Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

No. Local name English name Botanical name
1 Mborochet Pig weed Amaranthus dubuis
2 chepkerta Pig weed Amaranthus gracecizane
3 Sochojek African nightshade Solanum nigrum
4 Sagek Wild spiderflower Cleome gynandra
5 Nderemiat Vine spinach Basella alba
6 Seveve pumpkin leaves Cucurbita moschata
7 Mrenda jute mallow Corchorus olitorius
8 Mito/miroo Slenderleaf Crotalaria ochroleuca
9 Kundek Cowpea leaves Vigna unguiculata