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Catalogue Number DBN 2990
Artefact DescriptionSago is a starch extracted from the pith of the sago palm. The versitile flour, high in carbohydrate, is part of the staple diet for many living in South-East Asia. Pearl sago is the commercially produced starch commonly used in cooking across the Indian Subcontinent.
TaxonARECACEAE Sagus rumphii
TDWG ContinentAsia-Tropical
TDWG RegionMelasia
TDWG UseFood - Vegetables