Irvingia is a genus of African and Southeast Asian trees in the family Irvingiaceae, sometimes known by the common names wild mango, African mango, bush. Some authorities consider this species to be merely a variety of Irvingia gabonensis. Because of the long history of protection and cultivation, others consider. Irvingia wombolu. Irvingiaceae. Vermoesen. LOCAL NAMES. English (bitter bush mango). BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Irvingia wombolu is a tree to m tall.

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Journal of Agricultural Extension

The nuts may also be pressed for vegetable oil. In a plantation using marcots air-layering plantsflower production was observed two to four years after planting. Irvingia was described as a genus in The seed coat has to be cracked open to get to the endosperm. It is used for heavy construction work, paving blocks, and planking. We are womboly updating this section.

The wood, called ‘andok’ in Cameroon, is used locally for heavy construction work and for making ships’ decks, paving blocks and planking.

womboku Fruit pulp flavor components include zingiberenecinnamic aciddodecanal and dodecanolresulting in spicy, earthy, fruity, and wine-yeast characteristics. An assessment of the variability in fruits and kernel traits was made and trees were selected on the basis of desired fruit characteristics. Once solid, the cake is removed from the container and is ready for use. Irvigia they were not planted, their occurrence is high because they were also rarely lumbered. Irvingia wombolu occurs in the forest zone from the Cassamance in Senegal east to southern Sudan and Uganda, and south to south-western DR Congo and northern Angola.

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Irvingia wombolu 1, flowering twig; 2, flower; 3, fruit; irvongia, fruit in cross section. Irvingia wombolu Research is therefore needed to The outer bark is smooth to scaly with grey to yellow-grey color.

Irvingia wombolu

Recently efforts to standardize and to develop quality standard have commenced Ladipo There is not much differences between the two species except for fruit sweetness and some tree morphological differences. The trees are used in womolu systems to shade other crops, especially cocoa and coffee.

Ikom, Obubra, Akampa, Odukpani, and Calabar. Irvingia wombolu Plate QR Code What’s this? Domestication of this species offers great opportunity for the sustainability of production. Please view the copyright link for more information.

Version 18th October Preparations wobmolu the bark are rubbed on to the body in order to relieve pains; they are applied to sores and wounds and are also used against toothache[ ]. It is common to mix the two types of kernels.


Irvingia wombolu – Useful Tropical Plants

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The medicinal uses of Irvingia spp. The analyses also showed marked differences between populations of Irvingia wombolu from south-eastern Nigeria and Cameroon. The fruits are fleshy, green in color but turn yellow when ripe, and oval.

Irvingia wombolu Bitter bush-mango PFAF Plant Database

Kernels of Irvingia wombolu are widely traded domestically and between countries in West and Central Africa and exported to Europe, indicating that demand is likely to increase. To avoid end surface checking, logs should be converted soon after felling, preferably by quarter-sawing. A leaf extract is used as a febrifuge[ ]. The children and women are restricted to the compound farms and to near village forests where they make daily runs to collect fruits from specified trees.

For the plant genus authored by Ferdinand von Mueller, see Polyscias.