Adansonia digitata


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Noun1.Adansonia digitata - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey breadAdansonia digitata - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
monkey bread, sour gourd - African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
Adansonia, genus Adansonia - baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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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.
Adansonia digitata, baobab genetic diversity, Africa, Indian subcontinent, inferred ancestry, cultural symbolism
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.
Some species such as Faidherbia albida and Adansonia digitata require a rare combination of factors to germinate and invade new areas (Dunham, 1992).
Fatty acid composition and metal content of Adansonia digitata seeds and seed oil.
In this research work, chemical composition, phytochemical screening, elemental analysis and anti-oxidant assay of the pulp of Adansonia digitata were carried out.
Locally stands of Baobabs, Adansonia digitata, had been saved to provide shade for man and livestock.