Teff

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Teff
Tef in Ethiopia 02.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Eragrostis
Species:
E. tef
Binomial name
Eragrostis tef
(Zucc.) Trotter
Synonyms

Eragrostis abyssinica (Jacq.) Link

Teff flour

Teff (Eragrostis tef) is a type of lovegrass. It is native to Ethiopia and other parts of the Horn of Africa.[1] The species is known for it seeds, which can be ground into a gluten free flour and then made into some dishes like injera.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Aptekar, Lewis (2013). In the Lion's Mouth: Hope and Heartbreak in Humanitarian Assistance (2nd ed.). XLibris LLC. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-4836-9519-8. OCLC 922837922.
  2. "8 Reasons To Eat This Tiny Little Grain". HuffPost Canada. 2014-02-06. Retrieved 2021-07-13.