Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii var. leptotrichos. Photo: Bart Wursten By path from carpark to Big Tree, Chirinda Forest. Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii var. ambolbol-n’fora (JDES) n-forá (JDES) unforá (JDES; EPdS) (GUINEA-BISSAU, BIAFADA), Burkill, H.M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vol. The fruits are edible and used to sweeten food; they contain a sweet-tasting protein (monellin) with a sweetening power of more than

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Dioscoreophyllum volkensii Scientific classification Kingdom: QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. It is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit and root. It prefers moist soil. Our new book to dioscoreophylpum released soon is Edible Shrubs. Range Western, central and northeastern tropical Africa.

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Dense rain-forest and galleried forest, often in old cultivation sites[ ]. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Further, it is considered a sexual stimulant and used to cure wounds. Western, central cummminsii northeastern tropical Africa. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. For more information about QR Codes click here. You will receive a range cumminsio benefits including: Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

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Propagation is possible by seed and by tubers. The tubers can be eaten like potatoes. The root, on the other hand, is small and yam-like and can be eaten like potatoes. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. The fruits are edible cumminaii used to sweeten food; they contain a sweet-tasting protein monellin with a sweetening power of more than times that of sugar.

For humans, cumminsil istimes sweeter than sucrose on a molar basis and around 3, times on a weight basis. This taxon has not yet been assessed. It is native to tropical Africa. Retrieved from ” https: Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii Stapf Diels. This dooscoreophyllum was last modified on 11 Januaryat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See Terms of Use for details. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii

Plants can be grown from seed or tubers. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. It has been recommended as a non-carbohydrate sugar substitute[ ].


Seeds need to germinate in the dark.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. The fruit can keep for several weeks at room temperature[ ]. Wright, Dioscoreophyllum jollyanum Pierre ex D. It is hardy to zone UK Cytology of root tips of Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii. You can unsubscribe at anytime. It will keep for several weeks at room temperature.