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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The wood is reported to be nearly as good as African mahogany Khayabut is nevertheless mainly used as firewood. The fatty acids palmiticoleicsteariclinolenic and linoleic acids and triglycerides compositions of oils of both cultivars were similar although cultivar 1 was richer in palmitolino-olein Revue Francaise des Crops Gras, Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; stipules absent; petiole up to 7. It rarely grows wild. Study of Dacryodes edulis variation of the glyceridic fraction for safou pulp pear tree during ripening.

Drying does not usually give problems except for thin boards. Fruit Bearing Forest Trees: The leaves and the remains of the fruits can provide considerable quantities of biomass to improve soil fertility.

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This QR Code is unique to this page. The leaves are often crushed and the juice released to treat generalized skin diseases such as fdulis, ringworm, rash and wound, while the stem or stem twigs are employed as chewing sticks for oral hygiene Igoli et al.


OCL Oleagineux, corps gras, lipides 6: In addition, eduliss acid was identified as an important fatty acid in the pulp and seed oil Ajayi and Adesanwo, Dacryodes edulis Dacryodes edulis x – 87k – jpg www.

Dxcryodes are 6 and are slightly shorter than petals. In Congo, the most important pest, leading to a burnt appearance of the leaves, is the caterpillar of Sylepta baltoataa pyralid moth. The preferential habitat of D. Please help improve this section if you can. This is a reference dacryoddes the resin droplets on bark surface of its members. The resulting cake can serve as animal feed.

Crown Agents for Overseas Government, London, pp: Characteristics and composition of oil and cake of African pear.

Agroforestry Today 7 3—4: It is comparable to that of Dacryodes buettneri Engl.

Un arbre mal connu. However, there is yet to be report on the toxicity study of the plant in experimental animals. The upper surface of the leaves is glossy.

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Characterization of avocado pear Persea americana and African pear Dacryodes edulis extracts. The seedling grows rhythmically, extending by flushes. QR Code What’s this?

It is also used as gargle and mouth-wash to treat tonsillitis Bouquet, Dacryodes edulis close up of fruit branch. Cuttings have proved difficult[ ]. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 18 – 28c but can tolerate 14 – 35c[ ].


Boiling the leaves with those of P. The fat content of this fruit is much higher compared to fruits such as apple, guava, and pawpaw. Terpenoids of Dacryodes edulis. Thorough processing of the seed before use was therefore suggested.

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Retrieved from ” https: Bark resin is used in perfumery, as an adhesive, as a waterproofing, etc. Dacryodes edulis is a tree widely cultivated for its fruit. A dipterous insect that mines the young leaves leads to continuous growth of the shoot because the leaflets drop before they mature. However, no germplasm collections are known to be maintained.

Analysis of leaf essential oil constituents of Cinnamomum zeylanicum growing in Nigeria. Antimicrobial activities of Coula edulis.

Dacryodes edulis

The resin from the bark is used to treat parasitic skin diseases, jiggers etc[ 46]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. This page was last edited on 29 Octoberat