Adansonia


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Noun1.Adansonia - baobabAdansonia - baobab; cream-of-tartar tree  
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Bombacaceae, family Bombacaceae - tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds
Adansonia gregorii, cream-of-tartar tree, sour gourd - Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
Adansonia digitata, baobab, monkey-bread tree - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
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Kernels from two wild fruits in Mozambique, Adansonia digitata and Sclerocarya birrea, were selected for this study to determine their amino acid and fatty acid composition, as well as the monomeric composition of their dietary fibre.
The vegetation is made up of several species of which the most remarkable are Rhizophora mangle, Rhizophora harissoni, Avicennia africana, Adansonia digitata (baobab), Khaya senegalensis, Cordyla penata (Dimb), Daniellia oliveri (santan).
Adansonia digitata (Baobab) fruit pulp as substrate for Bacillus Endoglucanase production.
Salalah, February 28 (ONA) Tabaldi /Baobab / tree ( scientific name is Adansonia Digitata; English common names for the baobab include dead-rat tree, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree and cream of tartar tree) is one of the rare, perennial, huge and endangered trees.
Adansonia digitata, baobab genetic diversity, Africa, Indian subcontinent, inferred ancestry, cultural symbolism
1964, <<La theorie du durian ou l'origine de l'arbre moderne (2e partie)>>, Adansonia, 4, I : 156-184 (adaptation francaise par N.
In addition, triterpenoids and saponins in choroform; saponins in hexane; steroids, saponins, tannins and alkaloids in methanol extracts of Adansonia digitata had revealed their toxicity against Ae.
For his thesis titled: "Modulation of the redox status, phase 2 drug metabolizing enzymes and fumonisin-induced cancer promotion in rat liver by selected southern African medicinal plants", Dr Hikuam characterised antioxidant contents and capacities of Adansonia digitata, Agathosma betulina, Siphonochilus aethiopicus and Myrothamnus flabellifolius.
The Baobab Adansonia digitata is preserved as a historically important tree by the Archeological Department in Pallimunei, Mannar.
There are nine species in the genus Adansonia, one occurring in Australia and the others African.
5 m people: Faidherbia albida, a nitrogen fixing species that improves soil fertility and provides fodder for livestock, Pilostigma reticulatum and Guiera senegalensis for fodder, Combretum glutinosum for firewood, and Adansonia digatat for edible nutritious leaves.