Irvingia

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Noun1.Irvingia - wild mango
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Simaroubaceae, quassia family, Simaroubaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit
dika, Irvingia gabonensis, wild mango, wild mango tree - African tree with edible yellow fruit resembling mangos; valued for its oil-rich seed and hardy green wood that resists termites
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It is made from a local seed called Ogbono seed (ooro in Yoruba).
Typical West African dishes like garri, fufu, amala, pounded yam, egusi, ogbono soup, banga soup, oha soup, porridge soup, suya, nkwobi and assorted peppers soup are served at the restaurant.
I went and ended up carrying smelly smoked fish, ogbono, eggs, egusi, all sorts of foodstuffs.
Initiate a mangrove (red and white mangrove species) and other trees such as purpleheart, iroko, jathropha, ogbono and angelique replanting to rehabilitate the wetland and stabilize soil around the community through training of community members to raise tree nurseries of 2000 mangrove species and 2000 other trees at a commercial level which can be sold to other communities after project close out.
The Head of the Laboratory of Nutrition and Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Yaounde, Cameroon, he revealed the latest clinical evidence on a recently developed extract from the seed of the Irvingia gabonensis fruit, also known as bush mango and ogbono, which grows in Cameroon and neighboring regions of Nigeria.