Allanblackia floribunda is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m (82ft) by 20 m (65ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Insects. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol 2. Names. Allanblackia floribunda Oliv. [family GUTTIFERAE]. Allanblackia parviflora A. Chev. [family GUTTIFERAE] . Native geographic distributions of (a) Allanblackia floribunda; (b) A. parviflora; and (c) A. stuhlmannii. Maps reprinted with permission from.

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Methods of propagation by cuttings and grafting are being developed.

There are 14 citations in Afrirefs related to Allanblackia floribunda Oliv. A prenylated xanthone, named allanxanthone A, has been isolated from the bark, as well as 1,5-dihydroxyxanthone and 1,5,6-trihydroxy-3, 7-dimethoxyxanthone.

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Superior, incompletely five-celled, stigma sessile; staminal bundles reduced to a few free, ca. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Physicochemical analysis of the Cameroonian Allanblackia floribunda Oliver seeds oil extract. Guttiferone F, the first prenylated benzophenone florigunda Allanblackia stuhlmannii. Growth and development Under natural conditions, trees start flowering after about 12 years.

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An early study of the fatty acid components of A. Received Jul 27; Accepted Aug These values were allanblackis lower than those reported for shea kernels and cocoa beans, but the energetic value of Allanblackia seeds was Allanblackiaa new tree crop in Africa for the global food industry: It is hardy to zone UK These results are significant when considering the inclusion of Allanblackia oils in functional foods, especially unrefined oils and particularly those that have been extracted using solvents with intermediate polarity.


Flora of West Tropical Africa. Methods of propagation by cuttings and grafting are being developed[ ].

This species is used in the local traditional medicine to treat diarrhea, fever, pain, respiratory infections, and toothache. The fat from the seeds of Allanblackia floribunda is very similar in composition to that of Allanblackia parviflora and Allanblackia stuhlmannii[ ].

Composition, Properties and Uses. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The twigs are used in Ghana as candlesticks, and the smaller ones as chew-sticks and tooth-picks in Ghana and Gabon.

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You can unsubscribe at anytime. In the s, research efforts were supported by members of the African Safou Network ASANETwhich was initiated in to conserve indigenous fruit tree genetic resources, and which attempted to establish a market for the seed oil of the Safou or Atanga tree Dacryodes edulisBurseraceae [ 21 ].

Origin and geographic distribution Allanblackia floribunda occurs in florbunda rainforest zone from Nigeria east to the Central African Republic and eastern DR Congo, and south to northern Floribnuda there is one old herbarium specimen collected in Benin.

The use of hot water as an extraction solvent, due to its low cost, toxicity, and environmental impact, was investigated as a method of extracting oil from A.

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Allanblackia stuhlmannii —A tree under current domestication: Twigs have been used as lalanblackia. It prefers moist soil. More modern hydraulic and screw press equipment is now also used[ ].

Phytochemistry and pharmacognosy of the genus Psorospermum. The seeds are eaten in times of food scarcity and are also used as bait in traps for small game. Shimane University, Matsue, Japan, pp. The flowering plants of Africa. Allanblackia floribunda Seed Oil An early study of A. The plant is not self-fertile.

Florivunda addition, more recent studies on seed germination and propagation, sex determination of individuals, population biology, and genetic diversity for selected species in specific geographic locations have been carried out [ 3334 ]. If you have important information about this plant that may help other allanlbackia please add a comment or link below. The fruits are eaten by wild pigs and porcupines, which may distribute the seeds. Fruitiers sauvages du Cameroun.

Keeping the fruits for a few months on damp sites covered with banana leaves and buried partially and scarification of the seedcoat improve germination rates only slightly.

The family comprises the subfamilies Clusieae Choisy Clusia L.