Legacy of the chameleon: Edible wild plants in the kingdom of Swaziland, Southern Africa. A cultural, ecological, nutritional study. Part III ‐ Cultural and ecological analysis

@inproceedings{Ogle1985LegacyOT,
  title={Legacy of the chameleon: Edible wild plants in the kingdom of Swaziland, Southern Africa. A cultural, ecological, nutritional study. Part III ‐ Cultural and ecological analysis},
  author={Britta Mathilda Ogle and Louis Evan Grivetti},
  year={1985}
}
This paper presents cultural and ecological data on division of labor, collection, storage and the use of edible wild plants. Primary responsibility for the collection of plants is with women. Most collecting occurs just before mealtime. Usually only enough for one meal is gathered. Swazi seldom mark favorite localities where wild plants are obtained; to do so is considered selfish. Of 211 adults surveyed, 50 cultivated edible wild species in household gardens; Momordica spp. and Aloe saponaria… CONTINUE READING

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