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  • Mlukhieh is made from the leaves of the jute plant, Corchorus olitorius, and like okra, people either love mlukhieh or they loathe it.

    Day of Honey

  • At least four plant species are considered to be endemic to the Pellew Islands, including the Corchorus rostricephalus plant.

    Carpentaria tropical savanna

  • At the northwest side of the island, at least, the most abundant species are Cenchrus echinatus, Sida rhombifolia, and Corchorus aestuans.

    Clipperton Island shrub and grasslands

  • May be cooked alone or mixed with amaranth, Corchorus spp. and Oxygonum spp.

    Chapter 7

  • Notable mixtures are with any of the following vegetables: Corchorus olitorius (vombo), pumpkin leaves (mhango), cassava (Manihot esculenta) leaves

    Chapter 7

  • Fresh ones may also be mixed with other vegetables, especially cowpeas (bo), apoth (Corchorus spp.), and muto

    Chapter 7

  • It is normally cooked with Corchorus (Luo: apoth, Luhya: murenda).

    Chapter 7

  • Bitter, normally cooked with Corchorus species (Pokot) or milk to mask the bitterness (Luhya).

    Chapter 7

  • The leaves are cooked with Corchorus spp. leaves, milk and butter added and served to breast-feeding mothers (Luo).

    Chapter 7

  • A common Corchorus in most parts of Kenya in open Acacia bushland, grassland, cultivated ground, flood plains, edges of marshy places, dams and lakes, 0-2,400 m.

    Chapter 7


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