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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Allanblackia floribunda

In Nigeria it is used in construction of local houses. Traditionally, the seeds and fat are marketed on a small scale in local markets, e.

Superior, incompletely five-celled, stigma sessile; staminal bundles reduced to a few free, ca. Collection of the seeds and wildlings may locally influence the natural regeneration.

Physicochemical analysis of the Floirbunda Allanblackia floribunda Oliver seeds oil extract.

When planting vegetatively propagated material, both male and female trees should be planted. Fruitiers sauvages du Cameroun. The fat obtained from the seed, known as ‘allanblackia fat’ or ‘beurre de bouandjo’ in Congo, is used in floribynda preparation[ ].

It is fairly easy to work with hand and machine tools[ ]. It is fairly easy to work with hand and machine tools.


Nine species of Allanblackia have been recognized, all of which are restricted in allanblackiia natural distribution to tropical Africa, according to Bamps et al. Orbicular, unequal, outer ones 5—8 mm in diameter, inner ones 12—15 mm in diameter, glabrous.

It is common on strongly leached, acid soils with pH 3. A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[ ]. Cultivation and Wildcrafting of Allanblackia Seeds As mentioned above, it is crucial to gather information about the origin of plant-based fats and oils, since both genetic and floribudna factors influence aspects of production and trade. There are citation in web searches related to Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.

Allanblackia floribunda – Wikipedia

Cosmetic and pharmaceutical properties of fats and oils. Selection of high-yielding trees for seed collection and vegetative multiplication has started recently. See Table 1 for a comparison among the main botanical characteristics of the three species. General Characteristics of the Seed Oil Like many folribunda vegetable oils, Allanblackia oil consists of well-known triglycerides.

Dry wood saws well, but green wood may spring on conversion. Trees are left on the farms when clearing the land for cultivation and managed especially for shading cocoa.

Effect of a stearic acid—rich, structured triacylglycerol on plasma lipid concentrations. In the Region it is pounded and rubbed on the body to relieve painful conditions. In Gabon a decoction is taken for dysentery and as a mouthwash for toothache and in Congo Brazzaville for stomach-pains.


Allanblackia floribunda arbre en fruits x – k database. For more information about QR Codes click here. Proper species authentication is important, since only authenticated oil can be deemed safe for human consumption.

Triglyceride components consisted mostly of 2-oleostearin Flowers solitary in leaf axils or crowded at the end of branches. It is estimated Nigeria produced about 50 tons of allanblackia oil in Currently, an international market chain for the seed and fat of Allanblackia floribunda is being established in Nigeria.

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Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.

An early study of the fatty acid components of A. 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.

Allanblackia floribunda tree with fruits x – 91k database. Superior, incompletely five-celled, stigma sessile.

The tree’s fruit are not really edible but its seeds are the source of Allanblackia Oil [1] long used by local populations. Three of these species A.