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Jungle survival: Edible tropical plants

Jungle survival: Edible tropical plants

Aircrew operate over many types of terrain, including desert, arctic and jungle, and might have to survive for several days before being rescued. Knowing how to identify and prepare edible plants could make the difference between life and death.

Some of the plants shown here are now available in supermarkets – evidence of how the world has shrunk over the last 60 years.

Date: July 1948
Collection Ref:
X001-6026

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