The origin of Botanical Species which made
up part of the diet of ancient Chileans.
Description of over 200 vegetable foodstuffs
eaten by our ancestors, who were able to
recognize them through observation and
This book aims to promote interest regarding
the country’s alimentary history. The
sources of this research spring from ethnic
history, ethnic botany, anthropological and
archeological studies as well as from
historical chronicles, the semantic analysis
of indigenous terms and from customs still
alive in rural areas.
The species are presented showing their
vernacular name or names, with their
scientific nomenclature, their territorial
presence and the historical or cultural
references that tell of their use.
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