Adansonia digitata


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Synonyms for Adansonia digitata

African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread

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A previous study on the content of fat, protein, dietary fibre and minerals in some wild fruits and kernels from Mozambique showed that kernels of Adansonia digitata (A.
Adansonia digitata, or the African baobab, is a charismatic tree species originating from and widely distributed across continental Africa (Figure 1).
Larvicidal and repellent properties of Adansonia digitata against medically important human malarial vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae).
Antioxidant capacity of Adansonia digitata fruit pulp and leaves.
1970) The medico-social and cultural significance of Adansonia digitata (baobab) in African communities.
Collecting of forest trees products including: Ziziphos spina dris, Adansonia digitata, Tamarindus indica and (Grewia tenax fruits) and the wild plant food products such as, (Cassia obtusiflora) and (Sonchus spp.
Examples of herbs used to treat chicken diseases in rural areas are Boswellia serata, Adansonia digitata, Addendum multifor, Aloe vera, Cussonia arborea, Cycnium adonense, Cyperus articulatus, Allium sativum, Capsicum frutescens and Carica papaya (Chaheuf, 1990; Pedersen, 2002; Muchadeyi et al.
Bignoniaceae Catalpa speciosa Warder seed Bombacaceae Adansonia digitata L.
Among these species are the shea butter tree, the cad or gao (Acacia [=Faidherbia] albida), and the famous baobab Adansonia digitata (Bombacaceae).
The vegetation consists of several species of which the most remarkable are Rhizophora mangle, Rhizophora harissoni, Avicennia africana, Adansonia digitata (baobab), Khaya senegalensis, Cordyla penata (Dimb), Daniellia oliveri (santan).
Second, sub-cluster B consisted of 14 sample plots from Save-Runde Junction IBA and comprised of the following dominant species: Acacia tortilis, Adansonia digitata, Capparis tomentosa, Combretum imberbe, Combretum mossambicense, Dichrostachys cineria, Kigelia africana, Maclura africana, Philenoptera violacea, Tabernaemontana elegans and Thilachium africanum.
digitata was classified as the only species of section Adansonia [1], In fact, Adansonia digitata is the largest, the oldest known tropical angiosperm species with reliable carbon dating results [4] and the best known of the eight species of Adansonia.
The Baobab Adansonia digitata L or Perukku Maram in Tamil is preserved as a historically important tree by the Archeological Department in Pallimunei, Mannar.
The flowers are bright white in the most common species, Adansonia digitata, found on the African mainland.