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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The polyphenol-rich baobab fruit (Adansonia digitata L.) reduces starch
Chris Dohse, managing director of Tree Crops, a Malawi-based manufacturer of wild plant ingredients, has watched a market in baobab (Adansonia digitata) grow almost out of nowhere.
Adansonia digitata (Baobab) fruit pulp as substrate for Bacillus Endoglucanase production.
Studies on the mucilages extracted from okra fruits (Hibiscus esculentus L) and baobab leaves (Adansonia digitata L.).
Salalah, February 28 (ONA) Tabaldi /Baobab / tree ( scientific name is Adansonia Digitata; English common names for the baobab include dead-rat tree, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree and cream of tartar tree) is one of the rare, perennial, huge and endangered trees.
This is also the case with other plants from Africa such as the charismatic baobab tree (Adansonia digitata L.) that appears to have had a longstanding presence in South Asia.
In addition, triterpenoids and saponins in choroform; saponins in hexane; steroids, saponins, tannins and alkaloids in methanol extracts of Adansonia digitata had revealed their toxicity against Ae.
The production of jam from indigenous fruits using baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) powder as a substitute for commercial pectin.
For his thesis titled: "Modulation of the redox status, phase 2 drug metabolizing enzymes and fumonisin-induced cancer promotion in rat liver by selected southern African medicinal plants", Dr Hikuam characterised antioxidant contents and capacities of Adansonia digitata, Agathosma betulina, Siphonochilus aethiopicus and Myrothamnus flabellifolius.
Colombo, April 1 -- Two huge Baobab trees (Adansonia digitata), in Tamil Peruku Maram and Ali gas in Sinhalese are found in Neduntievu (Delft Island) and in Pallimunai, Mannar.
The different plant parts of Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) are widely utilized as foods, medicines and the bark fibres are also used (Sidibe and Williams, 2002).
In this research work, chemical composition, phytochemical screening, elemental analysis and anti-oxidant assay of the pulp of Adansonia digitata were carried out.
Named after the baobab tree (aka adansonia digitata), the BaoBaB Psychedelic Music Festival was organized by the Psyleb community, which set up camp at the Baisour Country Club (some 5 km south of Aley) and kindly invited fellow psytrance aficionados to join in and camp out -- for cover charge of $85 at the door, or less during the pre-sale and late-bird periods.