Ximenia americana – Famine Foods

Ximenia americana


India (Madras Presidency): ripe fruit eaten. Kenya (Mbeere division, Embu district): fruit eaten. Nigeria (Kano State, northern): fruit, leaves and seed oil eaten. Niger: leaves eaten. For comprehensive data on nutrient values, see FREIBERGER et al.

Nutrient composition of Nigerian fruit sample

Mineral values in mg./100g
Protein value expressed on a 100% dry basis.Nutrient composition of Nigerian sample:

Ca = 26.67 P = 295 Mg = 145 Cu = 0.41 Mn = 0,91 Zn = 1.65 Fe = 3.36 Protein = 14.56


Additional Information

Name Authority:
Kenya (Kikuyu): mu-Tuura. India (Telugu): Oora nechra, Konda nakkera. Nigeria (Hausa/Fulani: Tsada/Cabbulli.

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