Aframomum melegueta

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Related to Aframomum melegueta: Alligator pepper, Xylopia aethiopica
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The only two species of Old World plants that brought any "heat" to food was the West African grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta) that became supplanted by the far superior black pepper (Piper nigrum), whose trade and price was tightly controlled by the Dutch.
Antimicrobial properties and phytochemical analysis of methanolic extracts of Aframomum melegueta and Zingiber officinale on fungal diseases of tomato fruit.
Alligator pepper (Aframomum melegueta) is a tropical herbaceous perennial plant with both medicinal and nutritive values found commonly in rainforest.
A grain-of-paradise (Aframomum melegueta) seed (photographed, at left) is scanned and made into a 3-D volume rendering on the computer (middle).
An increase in p53, p21WAF1/Cip1, and p27Kip1 levels, indicators of cell cycle arrest, was observed inmurine B16F10 melanoma cells on treatment with Moringa oleifera Lam., Eremomastax speciosa (Hochst.) Cufod., and Aframomum melegueta K.