african yam bean in yoruba

Discover the unique history and benefits of African yam bean

Sphenostylis stenocarpa, also known as African yambean, is a vital root crop in Africa, similar to a potato. The tuber has thick, brown skin and white, crisp, and juicy flesh that tastes like potatoes when cooked. But, it’s mainly grown for its seeds in West Africa. Although classified as belonging to a different genus, the […]

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