Aboriginal Heritage - Melville
There are a number of species of Tjunguri are found in the south west of Western Australia and most of them contain tubers which are quite palatable.
The tubers look like tiny potatoes and are usually found in a cluster circling the base of plant at various depths depending on the soil and species.
the stem and flowers are also edible.
Best eaten just after flowering has finished.
Flowering mainly August to November.
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Bush Tucker Plants of the South-West
(Daw, B., Walley, T. and Keighery, G.)
Part of the Bush Book series providing useful information on the most common bush tucker plants used by Aboriginal people in this region of Western Australia.
) plant and flower