Previous Name: Adansonia situla. African Baobab . Coot-tha botanic garden, Brisbane, Australia Botanical Tree Name Common Tree Name; Adansonia digitata : African Baobab, Monkeybread Tree, Dead-rat-tree (Africa, Oman, Yemen, Arabian Peninsula, Asia) Adansonia grandidieri : Grandidier's Baobab, Giant baobab (Madagascar) Adansonia gregorii (syn. Origin: Tropical and Southern Africa. They are native to … Spreng. Adansonia digitata. Adansonia digitata medicinal uses include, It improves the soil by shedding its leaves, Abdulkarim, S.M, Bamalli Z, G. M. . Fibres are gotten from the bark to make mats, fishing nets, sacks and cloths. PLoS ONE, 10(5). (synonym) Adansonia digitata var. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 58, 40–51. This aptly describes the shape of a leafless baobab. Austin Publishing Group, 1(3), 1–9. Flora of Kolhapur District, Yadav S. R & Sardesai M. M, 2002 ... Adansonia digitata L. . The Adansonia digitata L. (1753) is an up to 25 m tall tree with massive cylindrical or characteristically bottle-shaped trunk, that may reach the 10 m of diameter, and branches irregularly distributed along the trunk or concentrated at the apex. Monkey-bread Tree. Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: No. At the end of the dry season, the baobab blooms with large Studies of bioactivities of adansonia digitata (L.). fruits, seeds, leaves, bark) contribute to the livelihood of many populations in Africa as it is a source of food, fibre and medicine1 . This family has about 240 genera and 4 200+ species. Adansonia digitata L. NCBI BLAST name: eudicots Rank: species Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard) Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard) Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid) Other names: common name(s) baobab: Botanical name: Adansonia digitata Family: Malvaceae (Mallow family) The baobab has been known in India for many centuries. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2016.02.013, Rahul, J., Jain, M. K., Singh, S. P., Kamal, R. K., Anuradha, Naz, A., … Mrityunjay, S. K. (2015). Gadhagachh. Effect of thermal treatment and storage on bioactive compounds, organic acids and antioxidant activity of baobab fruit (Adansonia digitata) pulp from Malawi. Cooper. ... Nomenclature and Classification > Taxon Record Name > Scientific Name. https://doi.org/10.5958/0975-6892.2015.00025.8. NAME: Adansonia digitata . Adansonia baobab L., 1764 Adansonia digitata var. Muslim traders are https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2017.01.002, Woodborne, S., Hall, G., Robertson, I., Patrut, A., Rouault, M., Loader, N. J., & Hofmeyr, M. (2015). Common Names. The baobab used to belong to the family, Bombacaceae, but this is now generally regarded as a … Baobab products are increasingly being commercialized and exported around the world which had led to elevated pressure on the resources. Adansonia bahobab L. Adansonia baobab Gaertn. baobab; Other Scientific Names. The common name baobab is derived from Arabic meaning "father of many seeds?. ID - 1212. Adansonia digitata common name is Baobab. Genus: Adansonia. Africa. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2221-1691(15)30174-X, Sharma, B. K., Bhat, A. Adansonia situla (Lour.) This is indeed a most remarkably shaped tree. Looking into the canopy of a tree in the Jardim Botânico Rio de Janeiro GENERAL USE(s): The leaves are use as animal feed and pasture for ruminant animal. Some count this tree’s leaves among their most valued vegetables. Across much of Africa the baobab (Adansonia digitata) is a common sight. Baobabus digitata Kuntze. surround dense clusters of purplish stamens that look like powder puffs. Adansonia digitata L.. Common Names. houses. Common names: Baobab (father of many seeds), Cream-of-tartar tree, Lemonade tree, Monkey-bread tree, Upside-down tree. The palmately compound leaves are clustered at the ends Adanson conclu… Adansonia digitata: translation. It is not common in India but the sight of even one cannot fail to arouse interest and curiosity. Adansonia digitata L. (baobab): A review of traditional information and taxonomic description. white flowers that hang down on long stalks. Family: Bombacaceae. Type: Broadleaf. Others consider its fruits the finer food And all rely on baobab seed for sustenance during famine times. It tends to grow as solitary individuals, though it can be found in small groups depending on the soil type. Tahia, F., Majumder, P., Sikder, M. A. Adansonia sphaerocarpa A. Chev. Ophelus sitularius Lour. (2016). Homonyms Adansonia digitata L. Common names Adansonia digitata L. Widespread and common, baobab is a defining icon of African bushland and can grow to an old age. The pollinators are bats. Adansonia: nombre científico que honra al sabio francés que describió por primera a éste árbol, Michel Adanson (1737-1806), de su apellido se deriva "adansonia". The Leaves of all members possess stipules and apart from Adansonia, rem… Adansonia situla (Lour.) Usually solitary individuals surviving well in dry climates and tolerating fire. Adansonia digitata L. Show All Show Tabs baobab General Information; Symbol: ADDI3 ... or see all the Adansonia thumbnails at the Plants Gallery ©G.A. In some cases this results in data from more than one variety included in the graph. Tembo, D. T., Holmes, M. J., & Marshall, L. J. Adansonia sulcata A. Chev. credited with their introduction and dispersal in our country from tropical Adansonia integrifolia Raf. The flowers are 4-5 in across and have waxy crinkled petals about 4 in long that A., & Jain, A. K. (2015). Adansonia Adansonia digitata in Tanzania Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Tracheophytes Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Rosids Order: Malvales Family: Malvaceae Subfamily: Bombacoideae Genus: Adansonia L. Species See Species section Adansonia is a genus made up of eight species of medium to large deciduous trees known as baobabs. USEFUL PART(s): Leaves, fruit pulp, bark. Scientific Name. Adansonia baobab Linnaeus; Adansonia digitata var. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-016-0387-y, Nwokocha, L. M., & Williams, P. A. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 63(5), 755–762. Bombacaceae is tropical with about 21 genera and 150 species. The pendant fruits are velvet covered, gray and gourdlike, about a foot long, Adansonia digitata fibres MS 8227.jpg 4,272 × 2,848; 3.78 MB Adansonia digitata(18).jpg 399 × 532; 477 KB Adnsonia digitata upside down tree Biodiversity park, visakhapatnam.jpg 3,000 × 4,000; 3.68 MB In 1941, this tree has been declared a protected tree under the Forest … Adansonia scutula Steud. Adansonia digitata Common names: Baobab, Bottle tree, Dead-rat-tree The pendant fruits are velvet covered, gray when ripe, about a foot long, and apparently look like dead rats (common name "dead-rat-tree") hanging from the tree by their tails. Adansonia digitata is regarded as the largest succulent plant in the world. digitata : epíteto que se inspira en la forma de "mano con dedos" de las hojas de este gigante africano. Baobab is a deciduous tree, losing its leaves in Location: Mt. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0124202, 5090 Richmond Avenue Suite 288, Houston, TX, 77056, United States. The name Adansonia was given to this tree to commemorate the French surgeon Michel Adanson (1727-1806); the species name digitata meaning hand-like, is in reference to the shape of the leaves. Origins/Meanings of the common names The name Adansonia honours Michel Adanson, the French naturalist and explorer who described A. digitata . The name Adansonia was given to this tree to commemorate the French surgeon Michel Adanson (1727-1806); the species name digitata meaning hand-like, is in reference to the shape of the leaves.. In other cases the same species may have multiple graphs because of differences in names recorded for the plant. COMMON NAMES: Baobab, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree, cream of tartar tree. First record of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) in Uganda. and apparently look like dead rats hanging from the tree by their tails. Adansonia integrifolia Raf. The graphs are built from data from all publications in the database with this species name. Fruit pulp is edible and juice can be made from it. Adansonia digitata (A. digitata) is commonly found in the thorn woodlands of African savannahs, which tend to be at low altitudes with 4-10 dry months per year. In Eastern Africa, … A., & Rashid, M. A. It is a food plant in which the leaves and seeds can be cooked to make feeding better. Indigenous genera that have trees includes Adansonia (baobab), Cola, Dombeya, Grewia, Hibiscus, Sparrmannia andSterculia. (2015). The baobab has been known in India for many centuries. Food Hydrocolloids, 58, 29–34. COMMON NAMES: Baobab, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree, cream of tartar tree. [online] India Biodiversity Portal,Species Page : {name of … Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 5(1), 79–84. Baobab, Monkey-bread Tree, Cream of Tartar Tree, Lemonade Tree, Dead-rat Tree, Upside-down Tree Pronunciation: ad-an-SOH-nee-uh dig-ee-TAH-tuh. but the trunk is massive, as much as 35 ft in diameter Adansonia digitata Linnaeus; Preferred Common Name. congolensis A. Chev. The Arabian legend of the baobab is that "the devil plucked up the dry season. the baobab, thrust its branches into the earth and left its roots in the air". 1) Provides an Important Source of Livelihood for Many Baobab products (e.g. Adansonia digitata are large deciduous trees with a large thick trunk (possibly the thickest in the world) that is thick-boled (bottle-shaped) reach a diameter of 10-14 m (33-46 ft). It is very limited in Central Africa, and it is found only in the very north of Southern Africa. Baobab Tree ( Adansonia digitata L ) Parts : Nutrition , Applications in Food and Uses in Ethno-medicine – A Review. The tree is not very tall, growing up to 70 ft, Common Name: Baobab. Spreng. Leafless tree Photograph by: Marco Schmidt Creative Commons 3. Adansonia sulcata A.Chevalier Baobabus digitata (L.) Kuntze Ophelus sitularius Lour. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.1966.7602, Gebauer, J., Whitney, C. W., & Tabuti, J. R. S. (2016). गोरख ईमली Gorakh Imli. The baobab used to belong to the family, Bombacaceae, but this is now generally regarded as a subfamily of Malvaceae. ... Common names: Common name Transliteration Language Country; Affenbrotbaum: Affenbrotbaum--Baobab: Baobab--Classification: Kingdom: Plantae: CoL Radiocarbon dating of a baobab in Namibia indicated an age of about 1,275 years, making this the oldest known tree within the angiosperms (flowering plants). Baobab is mainly native to Africa is associated with rainfall patterns of the Atlantic coast counties. Symbol Key - ADDI3. Native to Africa, the baobab is one of the most amazing trees. The Adansonia digitata. Family: Malvaceae: (Wild Pear, Gossypium – cotton or Hibiscus family). On the nearby Îles des Madeleines Adanson found another baobab, 3.8 metres (12 ft) in diameter, which bore the carvings of passing mariners on its trunk, including those of Henry the Navigator in 1444 and André Thevet in 1555. Adansonia scutula Steud. A 1000-year carbon isotope rainfall proxy record from South African baobab trees (Adansonia digitata L.). The palmate leaves are hand-sized.The large, pendulous flowers (up to 200 mm in diameter) are white and sweetly scented. Adansonia digitata L. (accepted name) Synonyms: Adansonia bahobab L. (synonym) Adansonia baobab Gaert. flowers open only at night and are pollinated by bats feeding on the nectar. FAMILY: Bombacaceae. Leafless tree Photograph by: Marco Schmidt Creative Commons 3. Adansonia digitata L. (Malvaceae) a threatened tree species of medicinal importance. Baobabus digitata (L.) Kuntze LOCAL NAMES: Ose, Igi-ose, kukaa, kulambali, Gorakh-imli, USEFUL PART(s):  Leaves, fruit pulp, bark. and shaped like a bottle. Adansonia digitata is a succulent, deciduous tree that can grow up to around 20 metres tall. periods. TropPlant Accession Number (TPAN): 0098 Botanical Name: Adansonia digitata Common Name: Baobab, African Baobab, Dead Mouse Tree, Dead Rat Tree, Monkey-Bread Tree, Upside-Down Tree, Cream of Tartar Tree Cultivar: N/A Family: Malvaceae Adansonia somalensis Chiov. Common name: Baobab. Muslim traders are credited with their introduction and dispersal in our country from tropical Africa. The scientific name Adansonia refers to the French explorer and botanist, Michel Adanson (1727–1806), who observed a specimen in 1749 on the island of Sor, Senegal. The baobab is steeped in a wealth of mystique. and K. R. (2014). Rheological properties of a polysaccharide isolated from Adansonia digitata leaves. Adansonia digitata : Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version 2011) Acquired: 2011 : Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010) Reference for: Adansonia digitata : Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0) Acquired: 1996 : Notes: Bengali. (2017). Wherever it grows people rely on it for food. When Théodore Monodsearched the island in the 20th century, this tree was not to be found. Hindi. Adansonia sulcata A.Chev. There are cases of people using the hollow trunks of living trees as RSA Tree No. Adansonia digitata - Baobab . The specific epithet digitata refers to the fingers of a hand, which the five leaflets (typically) in each cluster bring to mind. congolensis A.Chev. Medicinal Plants. The leaves are use as animal feed and pasture for ruminant animal. Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 14(2), 157–162. Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chevall. 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