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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Cosmetic and pharmaceutical properties of fats and oils. Open floriibunda a separate window. Grows best in a sunny position[ ]. Revision du genre Allanblackia Oliv.

Evergreen, dioecious, medium-sized tree up to 30 m tall; bole fairly short, straight, cylindrical, without buttresses but sometimes basally zllanblackia bark surface reddish brown to blackish, with small irregular scales, inner bark granular, allqnblackia or brown, exuding a little clear sap; branches numerous, whorled, horizontal, hollow, with longitudinal grooves, brownish black, glabrous.

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.

Allanblackia floribunda fruit in longitudinal and cross section. Management Efforts to domesticate Allanblackia floribunda are underway, but at present seed is only collected from wild stands or from trees retained on farm land. As mentioned above, it floribunva crucial to gather information about the origin of plant-based fats and oils, since both genetic and environmental factors influence aspects of production and trade.

Line drawing detailing characteristic botanical features of a Allanblackia stuhlmannii 1twig with male flowers; 2fruit; 3seed; and 4seed in cross section ; and b photos of A. Allanblackia floribunda Scientific classification Kingdom: In their application to include Allanblackia seed oil in vegetable-based spreads, submitted inUnilever Deutschland GmbH indicated that some batches of the unrefined seed oil contained benzophenone derivatives i.


Wood-anatomical description IAWA hardwood codes: Optimum conditions for expression of oil from Allanblackia floribunda seeds and assessing the quality and stability of pressed and solvent extracted oil. Socioeconomic conditions of Allanblackia production and perceptions of farmers and collectors.

The major triglyceride component were determined as 2-oleostearin Compilation of data on the mechanical properties of foreign woods part 3 Africa. The fat from the seeds of Allanblackia floribunda is very similar in composition to that of Allanblackia parviflora and Allanblackia stuhlmannii[ ]. Allanblackia parviflora also referred to as vegetable tallow tree has been frequently confused with A.

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The flowering plants of Africa. Fruits take nearly a year to mature and allanblac,ia fruits are also found during a large part of the year[ ]. Twigs have been used as candlesticks.

Dry wood saws well, but green wood may spring on conversion. Small twigs are used as chew-sticks or toothpicks. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. The twigs are used in Ghana as candlesticks, and the smaller ones as chew-sticks and tooth-picks in Ghana and Gabon.

Fat high in stearic allanblavkia favorably affects blood lipids and factor VII coagulant activity in comparison with fats high in palmitic acid or high myristic and lauric acids.


Phytochemistry and pharmacognosy of the genus Psorospermum. Breeding Selection of high-yielding trees for seed collection and vegetative multiplication has started recently.

The fat from the seeds of Allanblackia floribunda is very similar in composition to that of Allanblackia parviflora A. Allanblackia floribunda Home x 89 – alanblackia – png spellwell.

Allanblackia floribunda

While the quality parameters of the expressed or extracted oil floribknda of particular importance, the toxicological and environmental aspects of seed oil extraction also require consideration. The bark has anodynal properties. Distribution and ecology of Allanblackia spp.

Botanical characteristics of three species of Allanblackia of commercial interest [ 101112 ]. It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 1, – 2,mm[ ].

Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.

Specific medicinal applications for the seeds, however, in the traditional floeibunda systems found in this region, and no bioactive secondary metabolites have yet been isolated from the plant [ 48 ]. Species belonging to the Garcinieae are dioecious and share several morphological characters including the possession of colleters clusters of mucilaginous secretory hairscapitate stigmas, frequently non-scaly buds and anthers that open toward the gynoecium, as well as fruits that are indehiscent and baccate, whereby the testa and endocarp are at least partially fused [ 5 ].

A model for the domestication of high potential tree crops in Africa. The fatty acid composition of the fat is approximately: