African millet

Title Info
Common name Millet, African
Scientific name Eleusine coracana
Taxonomic group Poaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants; Fermented products
Food plants Grains and cereals
Keywords Gramineae
African millet, <i>Eleusine coracana</i>
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African millet. Probably originally from Africa, this plant is still grown widely there as well as in India. African millet is used to make porridge and beer, and can be stored for several years.