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Mawuka is a white flowering lily with potato shaped yam (ngatha). Mawuka is usually harvested around May- April. Harvest is signalled by the white flower that blossoms during these seasons, showing it is ready for collection and eating.
Meaning: yam – long, tastes like sweet potato.
A synonym of mawuka is: ḏuyŋa. See ḏuyŋambi, gaṉay’.
Language notes: D
Part of speech: n