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Catalogue Number DBN 2883
Artefact DescriptionSunflower seeds can be eaten raw or used to produce cooking oil. Lower grade oils are used in the production of paint and varnish. The protein-rich meal, a by-product of oil production, is used as livestock feed.
TaxonASTERACEAE Helianthus sp.
TDWG ContinentAfrica
TDWG Region South Tropical Africa
TDWG Botanical CountryZimbabwe
TDWG UseFood - Oils/Fats
SourceRhodesia Pavilion, The British Empire Exhibition 1925