African - In the lore of the Chagga people, a yam. This plant grew in the earthly paradise where the first humans, then immortal, lived. They were forbidden to eat the produce of Ukaho but were tempted by the serpent of death and cooked some yams. When they ate the yams, humans lost their immortality and Ukaho was taken up to heaven and restored for the use of the gods only. Occasionally known as Ukaho.

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