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[Two hands displaying] Tjanmata [bush onion and the leaves of the bush onion are called] nyiri
Pukatja / Ernabella (SA Central Australia SG53-09)
[Onion like small bulb with layers that are paper like is called nyiri because it is seen to resemble the layers of the bulb - this region is now known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands or APY Lands, Ernabella has been renamed to Pukatja]