Matooke, Amatooke, Ekitookye, Ekitooke, Kamatore, Ebitooke, Igitoki (-African-) (Tanzanian) (Ugandan)


Matoke is a starchy triploid banana cultivar originating from the African Great Lakes. The fruit is harvested green, carefully peeled, and then cooked and often mashed or pounded into a meal. In Uganda and Rwanda, the fruit is steam-cooked, and the mashed meal is considered a national dish in both countries.

Matoke bananas are a staple food crop in Uganda, Tanzania, and other Great Lakes countries. They are also known as the Mutika/Lujugira subgroup.…

Modified Sept. 24, 2021

Created Sept. 24, 2021 by: itisclaudio

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