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Allanblackia floribunda is an evergreen Tree growing to 25 m (82ft) by 20 m (65ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Insects. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol 2. Names. Allanblackia floribunda Oliv. [family GUTTIFERAE]. Allanblackia parviflora A. Chev. [family GUTTIFERAE] . Native geographic distributions of (a) Allanblackia floribunda; (b) A. parviflora; and (c) A. stuhlmannii. Maps reprinted with permission from.

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The weight of seeds is about 1 kg.

The allxnblackia use of the Allanblackia seed oil has been reported for Allanblackia floribunda vegetable tallow tree, Kisidwe nutsA. The seeds contain a fat that is solid at ambient temperatures.

Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.

Fruitiers sauvages du Cameroun. In the s and s, the seed oil from Allanblackia fruits harvested in the East Usambara Mountains in Tanzania was exported to Europe in small, but significant quantities [ 14 ].

When planting vegetatively propagated material, both male and female trees should be planted. Uses for Allanblackia oil vary according to the region in which the species occur. Proper botanical identification of the species used as a source of Allanblackia seeds is important when considering the use of the seed oil as a functional food or an ingredient in food products.

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It is hardy to zone UK The seed oils of A. Prospects If floribuunda efforts are successful, Allanblackia floribunda or one of the related large-fruited Allanblackia species may become a promising crop in the rainforest zone of Africa. It is estimated Nigeria produced about 50 tons of allanblackia oil in The bark has anodynal properties.


Fatty acid composition and some physicochemical properties of oils from Allanblackia gabonensis and A. Unisexual, regular, five-merous, pinkish or reddish rarely white ; pedicel 3—8 cm. Mkangea species endemic to Tanzania, is distributed from Tanga in the North-East Highlands to the Iringa Region in the Southern Highlands, throughout the Eastern Arc Mountains, and occurs in mid-elevation evergreen sub-montane and montane forests.

Revision du genre Allanblackia Oliv. For oil extraction, the seeds are dried well before they are taken to the buying centres, where trained personnel check the moisture content and weight, after which the seeds are ready for storage in gunny bags. The fatty acid composition of the fat is approximately: The compounds isolated showed moderate in-vitro cytotoxicity against the KB cancer cell line[ ].

Allanblackia floribunda 1, base of bole; 2, flowering twig; 3, fruit; 4, fruit in cross section showing seeds. Socioeconomic conditions of Allanblackia production and perceptions of farmers and collectors. BoxAllanbllackia Wageningen, Netherlands. The wood is used in Nigeria in hut-building for making walls, doors and window-frames, and in Liberia for planks.

Bamps occurs in Cameroon and Gabon. It is flooribunda on strongly leached, acid soils with pH 3. Fruits take nearly a year to mature and ripe fruits are also found during a large part of the year. There are book citations related to Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.

Edible nuts of the world. The food products that contain Allanblackia seed oil include vegetable-based dairy products, ice cream, and spreads [ 25 ]. Three of these floribunxa A. The current review summarizes information known about the oils expressed from seeds of species of Allanblackia Oliv. Potential for tree breeding.


Int J Mol Sci. A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[ ]. Numerous, in 5 bundles opposite the petals, 10—15 mm long, anthers arranged on the internal face of the bundle; disk star-shaped with deeply folded glands. Allanblackia floribunda Home x 89 – 6k – png spellwell. Allanblackia floribunda Scientific classification Kingdom: However, their areas allanbackia distribution are disjunct, the former occurring from Guinea and Sierra Leone to Ghana.

There are citation in scholarly articles related to Allanblackia floribunda Oliv. Fruits take nearly a year to mature and ripe fruits are also found during a large part of the year. To extract the seeds, fruits are crushed between the hands and seeds are rubbed clean.

The consumption and commercial exploitation of Allanblackia Clusiaceae seed oils is of current interest. It is common on strongly leached, acid soils with pH 3. While numerous reviews about bioactive components in the common commodity oils are available, the literature describing primary and secondary constituents in new, alternative, edible plant-based oils is still sparse. Allanblackia nuts in tropical Africa: Because it contains tocopherol as a minor constituent, it has good storage stability characteristics.

The seed oil from A. Oleaginous character and profiles in fatty acids and in triacylglycerols of florbunda seeds of Allanblackia floribunda Oliv. It is estimated that Nigeria produced about 50 t of allanblackia oil in Only traces of other fatty acids are present.