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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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submarginalis, Episcia lilacina, Kohleria spicata, Napeanthus bracteatus, Paradrymonia decurrens* GLEICHENIACEAE (0/1) Sticherus bifidus GNETACEAE (0/1) Gnetum leyboldii HAEMODORACEAE (0/1) Xiphidium caeruleum HELICONIACEAE (0/8) Heliconia imbricata, H.
2c, f) of Ephedra and Gnetum. Bordered pits are also present on axial parenchyma of Gnetum (Fig.
The researchers had compared such vegetables as Gongronema latifolium (Bush buck or utazi in Ibo), Pterocarpus santalinoides (gbengbe in Yoruba and Uturukpa in Igbo), Ocimum gratissimum(scent leaf), Pterocarpus mildbraedii (oha in Ibo), Vernonia amygdalina (bitter leaf) Gnetum africanum (0kazzi) and Piper guineense (Guinea pepper).
(2010), who determined the equilibrium moisture content of eru (Gnetum africanum) leaves for the temperature range from 30 to 50 [degrees]C, and observed that the GAB model was the one that best described the desorption isotherms.
Yahya, "Evaluating belinjau (Gnetum gnemon L.) seed flour quality as a base for development of novel food products and food formulations," Food Chemistry, vol.
A total of 8 species of trees were found, namely, Tectona grandis, Swietenia mahagoni, Acacia auriculiformis, and other trees such as Samanea saman, Gnetum gnemon, Alstonia scholaris, Parkia speciosa, and Tamarindus indica.
Fannang et al., "Natural Substances for the Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles against Escherichia coli: The Case of Megaphrynium macrostachyum (Marantaceae), Corchorus olitorus (Tiliaceae), Ricinodendron heudelotii (Euphorbiaceae), Gnetum bucholzianum (Gnetaceae), and Ipomoea batatas (Convolvulaceae)," Journal of Nanomaterials, vol.
The only significant difference related to the collection of okok (Gnetum africanum), the leaf of an understory liana that is often cut into small strips and boiled for consumption, where more women than men were involved ([chi square] = 5.176, df = 1, n = 106, p = 0.023).
Hashimoto, "Resveratrol derivative-rich melinjo (Gnetum gnemon L.) seed extract improves obesity and survival of C57BL/6 mice fed a high-fat diet," Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, vol.
Especially in Kinshasa there is Fumbwa [eru or Gnetum africanum, a local vegetable].
Tani et al., "Trans-Resveratrol in Gnetum gnemon protects against oxidative-stress-induced endothelial senescence," Journal of Natural Products, vol.
Resveratrol (trans-3,5,4'-trihydroxystilbene), a polyphenolic phytoalexin synthesized in nearly 70 plant species, is found to be particularly abundant in Vitis vinifera (grape vine) and its derivatives (e.g., red wine, purple grape juice), various berries, peanuts, jackfruit, pomegranate, eucalyptus, the roots of Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed, which is used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine to treat dermatitis, among other conditions), (1) Scots pine, spruce, corn lily, gnetum, and butterfly orchid.