Aframomum


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Noun1.Aframomum - an African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Zingiberaceae, ginger family, Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
Aframomum melegueta, grains of paradise, Guinea grains, Guinea pepper, melagueta pepper - West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
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However, highly valued medicinal or food tree species, such as Sterculia tragacantha, Aframomum cereum, and Dialium guineense were never used as fuel or construction woods.
Antimicrobial properties and phytochemical analysis of methanolic extracts of Aframomum melegueta and Zingiber officinale on fungal diseases of tomato fruit.
etymology obscure pwa for poivrier Longouze longoza Aframomum angustifolium (also in the ginger family) Mahafatiamboa mahafaty literally, 'kills dogs' amboa (Cnestis glabra is native to Madagascar) Mouffia mofia, rofia Raphia ruffia Natte nato diverse trees with red wood, good for construction, e.
Scientific family, english and local names of the plants investigated Scientific name Family English name Aframomum danielli K.
Inhibition of food spoilage yeasts and aflatoxigenic moulds by monoterpenes of the spice Aframomum danielli.
In Congo Brazzavillle, Aframomum stipulatum an already indigenously documented herbal remedy for impotence has been patented by Biotech, a Canadian pharmaceutical company.
These included Vitex doniana, Aframomum angustifolium, Bridelia scleroneura, Ficus sur and Ficus sycomorus.
The spice known as cardamom is the fruit of several plants of the Elettaria, Aframomum and Amomum genera in Zingiberaceae, or ginger family.
There were some false starts on islands belonging to Sierra Leone, but eventually they reached what was known to European traders as the Grain Coast, source of a type of ginger spice, aframomum melegueta, a medicinal flavouring Europeans dubbed the <Grains of Paradise'.