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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Trade in ogbono to EEC countries and to the USA continues to grow with results obtained in airports, through where they are transported out. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some authorities consider Irvingia wombolu merely a variety of Irvingia gabonensis. Irvingia wombolu Figure 6. The tree has a high agroforestry potential. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.

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The analyses also showed marked differences between populations of Irvingia wombolu from south-eastern Nigeria and Cameroon. Irvingia gabonensis wombolu Vermoesen.

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Agbor also reported on an economic assessment of Irvingia gabonensis, in Sombolu River State in Nigeria. The composition of carbohydrates and proteins in the seeds of Irvingia gabonensis, Irvnigia manii and mucuna sloanei from Nigeria. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London C and Okolo H. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.


They are specifically also irfingia in compound farms and these days it is not uncommon to find Irvingia protected in Cocoa-cola and coffee plantations. Natural occurrence of Irvingia gabonensis in Africa. Two varieties of Irvingia gabonensis have been identified Okafor based on long phenological and reproductive phenological irvingoa. The residue obtained after separation from the fat is suitable for processing in the food industry. It is hardy to zone UK The kernels are used to treat diabetes[ ].

Ladipo and Boland reported on extensive wombollu in the kernels within the Southern forest area and between this area and the northern Savanna areas. Seeds can be ground or crushed and used as a thickening and flavoring agent in soups and stews. The popularity of Irvingia gabonensis fruit also encompasses age classes as old, mature and the adolescent and irvingis like the fruit a lot. American Journal of Applied Sciences 2 9: Irvingia wombolu is a TREE growing to 20 m 65ft by 20 m 65ft at a slow rate.

Young trees are used for making poles and stakes, while branches are made into walking sticks or thatched roof supports[ ]. Seed – it has a very short viability of around 1 month and so should be sown as soon as it is ripe[ ]. For the plant genus authored by Ferdinand von Mueller, see Polyscias. The oil ivringia extracted by boiling the ground kernels and then scooping off the oil from the top of the water[ ].

Management includes pruning, fertilization and harvesting gathering and picking. The seeds are 35 – 50 mm long, 17 – 26 mm wide, 8 – 10 mm thick; with an endosperm that is almost non-existent[ ]. The medicinal uses of Irvingia spp. Right plant wrong place. The kernels of Irvingia wombolu wonbolu considered better than those of other Irvingia spp. It is believed that this will provide the seed for the sustainable production of Irvingia as deforestation and old tree age is already affecting wild resources.


Irvingia wombolu Vermoesen

Chrysophyllum albidum the African star apple Dacryodes edulis the African bush pear Tetrapleura tetraptera Xylopia aethiopiaca Parkia biglobosa Pterocarpus milbraedi Pterocarpus erinaceus Baionella toxisperma Garcinia kola and Irvingia spp to mention a few.

The present effort will definitely reduce the pressure on Nigerias natural forest trees, and the enhancement of product from the high value plantings in fields and compound farms where the resources have been tried out. This paper will attempt to look at the development of a sustainable system for Irvingia from the angle of conservation and production where viable production and conservation are achieved at the same time.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Domestication of Irvingia gabonensis: Other uses of this socio-economically important fruit crop Agbor are shown on table 2.

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