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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I, Grains
Eragrostis pilosa. Grains harvested regularly in East Africa.
Eragrostis tremula. Tropical Africa and South Asia. Grains used as famine food.
Setaria sphacelata. Eastern South Africa, South Cape, Botswana, Namibia. Perennial, robust, usually tufted grass. Of much economic importance. Different varieties or ecotypes have various uses: for hay and silage; for silage only; or just for grazing. Seeds eaten as famine food.