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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Views Read Edit View history. Seeds need to germinate in the dark. Dense rain-forest and galleried forest, often in old cultivation sites[ ].

See Terms of Use for details. The fruits are edible and used to sweeten food; they contain a sweet-tasting protein monellin with a sweetening power of more than times that of sugar. It will keep for several weeks at room temperature. It grows at low altitudes, from sea level up to m. It cumninsii been recommended as a non-carbohydrate sugar substitute[ ].

Right plant wrong place. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii is an evergreen Climber growing to 1. This Ranunculales article is a stub.


Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii Stapf Diels. Cumkinsii For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. The stem can be used on swollen limbs and as a wash against venereal diseases. Please view the copyright link for more information. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Germination of seed is inhibited by light; pretreating the seed with 0.

The disocoreophyllum are stable and can be stored for weeks at room temperature without losing their sweetness. QR Code What’s this? The root, on the other hand, is small and yam-like and can be eaten like potatoes.

Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii Serendipity Berry, Guinea potato PFAF Plant Database

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. We are currently updating this section. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii – Stapf Diels. Menispermaceae Flora of Africa Dioecious dioscoreophyllhm Ranunculales stubs.


It is hardy to zone UK You will receive a range of benefits including: This page was last modified on 11 Januaryat The fruit contains monellin, an intensely sweet protein with potential use as a sugar replacement for diabetics. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile dioscoreopphyllum smartphone cameras.

Tropicos | Name – Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii (Stapf) Diels

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Range Western, central and northeastern tropical Africa. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Dioscoreophyllum volkensiithe serendipity berryis a tropical dioecious rainforest vine in the family Menispermaceae.