Berchemia discolor is a shrub or a tree m high; with a straight bole; rough, dark grey bark that flakes longitudinally; dense, rounded crown; slash yellow. Berchemia discolor. Authority, Hemsl. Family, Magnoliopsida:Rosidae: Rhamnales:Rhamnaceae. Synonyms. Common names. Editor. Ecocrop code, Widespread from Yemen, Somalia and Eritrea to South Africa in semi-arid bushland, wooded grassland as well as riverine vegetation, 0–1,

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To the remaining material in each crucible, 5 mL of de-ionized water was added and heated until a colourless solution was obtained.

Nutritional Value of Berchemia discolor: Study report in south Ethiopia by Balemie and Kebebew strongly support this result. Technologies for improved use and market chain need policy attention.

Berchemia discolor Images – Useful Tropical Plants

People of Boosat and Fantalle district in Ethiopia are acknowledged for valuable information they provided. Neutraceutal wild plants of semiarid East Shewa, Ethiopia: Feng Berchemia hypochrysa Berchemia kulingensis. Indigenous people perception on plant uses and threats: Full Sun Gardening skill: Crude fiber was estimated by acid-base digestion known befchemia Coarse Fiber Analyzer, with 1.

Wild foods provide diversity of nutrients in the diet of many households, especially in semi-arid and humid fiscolor Feyssa et al.


Berchemia discolor Images

John Wiley and Sons Inc. Analysis of variance was done and means were separated by LSD at 0. This page was last modified on 26 Augustat Tends to be riparian in the more arid areas.

Relative frequency and densities in Boosat districts are Vitamin A and C were determined by spectrophotometer discllor redox titration respectively.

Berchemia discolor – Wikispecies

The wood is excellent for making furniture. It is a shrub or tree reaching m in height, with a straight bole, rough, dark grey bark that flakes longitudinally and a dense, rounded crown. Ten major uses of B. Chemical composition of beach pea Lathyrus maritimus L. The conversion factors are for physiological energy, which is the energy value remaining after losses due to digestion and metabolism and deducted from gross energy USDA, where one kcal equals 4.

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Berchemia longeracemosa Okuyama Berchemia microphylla Berchemia nana W. New Zealand Engineering, pp: Retrieved from ” https: It tolerates drought but is not resistant to frost or cold fiscolor.

An attitude is suggested to allow choices from the potentially available biodiversity of a set of species that are acceptable within a bercgemia and have acquired status within small human communities over time Turner et al.


The richness and diversity of dicsolor foods, their contributions to local economies and their diverse modes of preparation are emphasized. Academic Press, London, UK. Hence, there is an increasing tendency to conserve it in situ and ex situ.

Berchemia discolor

A beverage similar to disvolor is made from the leaves. The fruit and seed are edible. Exploiting locally available resources for food and nutritional security enhancement: The genus Berchemia is named in honour of a well-known French botanist, M. Timber construction, furniturepoles, food fruitdrink leavesmedicine rootsfodder fruit, leavesbee forage, shade, ornamental, windbreak, resin, black dye powdered heartwood, roots.

Wild fruits diversity, potential and state of exploitation in the Amhara region of Ethiopia. Fairly fast growing when young. Rate this plant Is this an interesting plant? There would have been times of year when fruit bercheia either not available at all, or scarce. Wild edible fruits of importance for human nutrition in semiarid parts of east Shewa zone, Ethiopia: