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 use of hot water as an extraction solvent, due to its low cost, toxicity, and environmental impact, was investigated as a method of extracting oil from A.

Mkangea species endemic to Tanzania, is distributed from Aklanblackia 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. The fruit is large, up to 30cm long by 10cm in diameter with upward of seeds borne within in a translucent mucilage[ ].

Phylogeny of the clusioid clade Malpighiales: In Ghana small trees are cut for poles and find use as mine pit-props and bridge-piles.

When dry it saws well, but green wood may spring on conversion. The primary and secondary metabolite constituency of the seed oils of nearly all Allanblackia species is still poorly known. Native geographic distributions of a Allanblackia floribunda ; b A. Dry wood saws well, but green wood may spring on conversion. As a growing market, functional foods have steadily increasing economic importance. Published online Sep Fruits are stored under a cover of leaves to allow the fruit pulp to disintegrate.


Allanblackia floribunda

Allanblackia floribunda is a common understorey tree of lowland closed evergreen rainforest and riverine forest, allanblackja also in secondary and swamp forest, up to m altitude. Allanblackia floribunda fruit in longitudinal and cross section. Extraction yield, efficiency and loss of the traditional hot water flotation HWF method of oil extraction from the seeds of Allanblackia floribunda. During recent decades, as information about the negative health effects of animal fat consumption has accumulated, higher consumption rates of fats and oils from plants have been documented.

Proper botanical allaanblackia of the species used is important, since only authenticated oil can be deemed safe for human consumption when included in functional food products. In this study, the seed samples were milled under different temperature regimes and moisture levels, and the oil was either expressed by use of a manual screw press or a Soxhlet apparatus solvent: Several studies and surveys have been conducted in recent years to assess the socioeconomic progress associated with the establishment of a supply chain for Allanblackia oil [ 203031 ].

Allanblackia parviflora Seed Oil The seed oil from A. The pressed oil, however, allanblacki to significant differences in the peroxide value and free fatty acid content, was more stable when stored in plastic containers as compared to the oil extracted with solvent [ 43 ]. Results from detailed, systematic, comparative analyses of the chemical composition of seeds from species of Allanblackia have not been made publically available. When planting vegetatively propagated material, both male and female trees should be planted.

Allanblackia floribunda vegetable tallow tree is a tree species that is commonly distributed in the moist tropical forest zone that extends from Nigeria east to the Central African Republic and the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, then south floribundx northern Angola and eastward to Uganda [ 10 ]. Other long chain SFAs that often predominate in plant-based oils, including lauric C Citation in web searches. Production and international trade Traditionally, the seeds and fat are marketed on a small scale in local markets, e.


Domesticating Allanblackia floribunda is being attempted. Redrawn and adapted floribknda Achmad Satiri Nurhaman tree with fruits tree with fruits fruit in longitudinal and cross flogibunda.

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Allanblackia floribunda – Wikipedia

Incentives for Ecoagriculture Landscapes. With regard to plant-based oils as functional foods, information on both the primary i.

Please view the copyright link for more information. The oil, examined with gas chromatography, consisted of The traditional use of the Allanblackia seed oil has been reported for Allanblackia floribunda vegetable tallow tree, Kisidwe nutsA.

Maps reprinted with permission from: Proximate, phytochemical and mineral compositions of seeds of Allanblackia floribundaGarcinia kola and Floribuna oleosa from Nigerian rainforest. Retrieved from ” https: BoxAH Wageningen, Netherlands. It is fairly easy to work with hand and machine tools[ ]. One study, however, has been conducted with A. 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 allanvlackia are ready for storage in gunny bags.


The wood is used in Nigeria in hut-building for making walls, doors and window-frames, and in Liberia for planks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.