BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Dacryodes edulis is a medium-sized, evergreen tree attaining a height of. m in the forest but not exceeding 12 m in plantations. Abstract Dacryodes edulis is a dioecious, shade loving, evergreen tree, indigenous to the Gulf of Guinea and widely cultivated in other tropical parts of Africa for. PDF | Dacroydes edulis is a plant with many trado-therapeutic seeds are used traditionally as a remedy for stomach problems like.
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Lost Crops of Africa: The oil content of the fruit pulp is very high: Study of Dacryodes edulis variation of the glyceridic fraction for safou pulp pear tree during ripening. In Cameroon, the larvae of a Carpophilus sp. Germination starts about 2 weeks after sowing and is epigeal. At temperatures of 60 – 85c this is accomplished in a matter of minutes; at room temperature, it takes 7 – 10 days, with bruising and microbes reducing this period to 3 days[ ].
The leaves are a compound with pairs of leaflets.
Citation in scholarly articles. It is comparable to that of Dacryodes buettneri Engl. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.
Flowers are unisexual, subtended, 3 lobed and conspicuous with caducous low bract Medenbach de Rooy, ; Verheij, The bark is pale davryodes.
Essential oils have been isolated and analyzed from different parts of D. Fruits vary greatly in size, shape, colour and composition.
Dacryodes edulis Dacryodes edulis x – 87k – jpg www. Dacryodes edulis is a tree widely cultivated for its fruit. Sow eacryodes seed in light shade in a nursery seedbed or in individual containers.
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The upper surface of the leaves is glossy. This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat The resin from the bark is used to treat parasitic skin diseases, jiggers etc[ 46]. This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards.
Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. How to cite this article: The wood is moderately heavy and elastic, the texture moderately coarse[, ].
Dacryodes edulis 1, base of bole; 2, leaf; 3, leaflet; 4, inflorescence; 5, male flower in longitudinal section; 6, fruit; 7, endocarp; 8, seed Redrawn and adapted by W. In Nigeria, the fruit of D.
Chemical and antimicrobial study on the extracts and constituents of selected medicinal plants of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs.
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The leaves are the source of a dye[ ]. Proximate, phytochemical and nutrient compositions of some fruits, seeds and leaves of some species at umudike, Nigeria. Like many other Nigerian plants, the leaves showed eedulis activity than the stem and root which lends credence to the wider application of leaves in Nigerian traditional medicine than the other plant parts Ajibesin et al.
It takes 4—6 months before the layers can be separated and this should not be done when the mother tree is about to flush. Dacryodes edulis flush and fruiting branch. Lam, which is more commonly exploited commercially. Pages with citations lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles needing cleanup from March All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles without a reason field from March Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from March All Wikipedia articles needing clarification Wikipedia articles needing clarification from September Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.
Dacryodes edulis is a useful shade tree in coffee and cocoa plantations.
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In Congo, the most important pest, leading to a burnt appearance of the leaves, is the caterpillar of Sylepta baltoataa pyralid moth. Economic Botany 53 3: There are citation in scholarly articles related to Dacryodes edulis G.
The flush is usually brought to an end by the sudden transition from deulis leaves to severely reduced leaves in which only one or two basal pairs of leaflets are extended[ ]. Akinola and Adenuga reported the presence of heavy metals on the fruit wall, with lead showing a toxic concentration and others such as cadmium and zinc falling below the maximum permissible concentration.