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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Photographic guide to trees of southern Africa. It is also found in Sudan and Ethiopia.

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The multiple uses of B. What code is in the image? It also makes good firewood.

Prior to undertaking laboratory nutrient analysis on fruit sample, the species was identified through Focus Group Discussions FGDs djscolor, interview and field observations as described by Martin and Cotton weather people use the fruits for food and other multiple uses were recorded October, to September, in the study transects.

Widespread from Yemen, Somalia and Eritrea to South Diwcolor in semi-arid bushland, wooded grassland as well as riverine vegetation, 0—1, m. The flowers are visited by bees.


Crude fiber was estimated by acid-base digestion known as Coarse Fiber Analyzer, with 1. Before the laboratory analysis of fruit, the species was identified through focus group discussions and field observations. Ascorbic acid vitamin C was determined by redox titration following Pearson, ; Helmenstine, bercchemia Determination of moisture and ash content: A compositional study of Moringa stenopetala leaves.

The cattail-best of the wild edible plants.

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Contributions to food and healthcare security of the semiarid people. It is frost sensitive, therefore suitable for the frost free areas. Red list of South African plants. Vitamin A and C were determined by spectrophotometer and redox titration respectively. The roots have various medicinal uses. People of Boosat and Fantalle district in Ethiopia are acknowledged for valuable information they provided.

February 04, ; Accepted: Changes in concentration and Interrelationships of phytate, P, Mg, Cu, Zu in wheat during maturation. This Rhamnaceae article is a stub. Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

Berchemia discolor (Bekele-Tesemma, ) – PlantUse English

Reflection on the role of famine foods at a time of drought. Importance of biodiversity for first people of British Columbia. Developed countries have already promoted their WEPs Gillman, Determination is by a modification of the vanillin method of Ranganna and Broadhurst and Joneswhich verchemia the formation of coloured complexes between vanillin and condensed tannins and Catechin is used for the standard and results are expressed as catechin-equivalents.


Berchemia yunnanensis Berchemia zeyheri — Pink Ivory. But the vitamin C content was often high and sometimes extremely high.

The future of wild food plants in Southern Ethiopia: Comparison of means of nutrient contents of the fruit trees across land use systems: The general factor of 6. Search in Google Scholar.

Contribution of WEPs to household food security and maintenance of biodiversity: Analysis of variance was done and means were separated by LSD at 0.

The major habitats for B. According to Raimondo et al.