Blighia sapida


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Noun1.Blighia sapida - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruitsBlighia sapida - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
ackee, akee - red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
Blighia, genus Blighia - small genus of western African evergreen trees and shrubs bearing fleshy capsular three-seeded fruits edible when neither unripe nor overripe
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Hypoglycin A and B isolated from the fruits of Blighia sapida, which are chemically related to lysine were reported for their anti-hyperglycemic activity (Hassall and Reyle, 1954; Feng and Patrick, 1958).
The present investigation is, therefore, to evaluate and compare the amino acid profiles of the aril and seed of ripe and naturally opened Blighia sapida fruits.
seed Sapindaceae Blighia sapida Konig seed Sapindaceae Euphoria longana Lam.