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Noun1.gnetum - small tropical tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves; exploited for its edible young leaves and seeds that provide a fine flour
genus Gnetum - type genus of the Gnetaceae; small trees or shrubs usually with climbing jointed stems and terminal spikes of flowers with orange-red seeds clustered in rough cones
gymnospermous tree - any tree of the division Gymnospermophyta
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In Igbo land it is called "Ukazi" or "Ukasi" while Efik call it afang.
Food crops: Cassava, rice, maize, yam, cocoa yam, water yam, melon; and vegetables--pumpkin, bitter leaf, waterleaf, okra, pepper and afang.