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Euclea pseudebenus, Euclea undulata.

Euclea pseudebenus E. Mey. Ebenaceae.

South Africa. The fleshy, glaucous, brownish fruits, the size of a pea, are sweet and slightly astringent and are eaten by the natives of South Africa under the name embolo.

Euclea undulata Thunb.

South Africa. The small, black berry is edible. This is the guarri bush of South Africa. The sweet berries are eaten by the Hottentots or, bruised and fermented, they yield a vinegar.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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