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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Wright, Dioscoreophyllum jollyanum Pierre ex D. Plants can be grown from seed or tubers.

Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii Serendipity Berry, Guinea potato PFAF Plant Database

The small, sub-ovoid fruit is a drupe that can be cummminsii raw? If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

It is hardy to zone UK It has been recommended as a non-carbohydrate sugar substitute[ ]. Exploring the Science of Flavor. Retrieved from ” https: It is native to tropical Africa. The stem can be used on swollen limbs and as a wash against venereal diseases. A tropical dioecious rainforest vine with tuberous underground stems. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

All plant pages have their own unique code. Right plant wrong place. For humans, monellin istimes sweeter than sucrose on a molar basis and around 3, times on a weight basis. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.


Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii – Useful Tropical Plants

Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. It grows at low altitudes, from sea level up to m. Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii – Cumminsik Diels.

This page was last edited on 9 Februaryat To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Views Read Edit View history. Rhopalandria cumminsii Stapf, Rhopalandria lobata C. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. This Ranunculales article is a stub.

The fruit can keep for several weeks at room temperature[ ]. There are two varieties: You can help Wikipedia by expanding cumimnsii.

If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Some authors separate plants from above m as a separate species D. Dense rain-forest and galleried forest, often in old cultivation sites[ ]. In Gabon the pungent peel of the roots is used to cure wounds, the softened stem devoid of hairs is applied as a plaster on swollen limbs and the viscid sap of the stem is applied to extract abscesses and spines and as a wash against venereal diseases; the root is considered as a sexual stimulant.


Menispermaceae Flora of Africa Dioecious plants Ranunculales stubs. Cytology of root tips of Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii. Only comments or dikscoreophyllum that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

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Small and yam-like[ ]. Plants can be grown from stem cuttings. Dioscoreophyllum volkensiithe serendipity berryis a tropical dioecious rainforest vine in the family Menispermaceae. It can grow in full shade deep woodland or semi-shade light woodland. It will keep for several weeks at room temperature. You will receive a range of benefits including: Originating from tropical Africa Dioscoreopyhllum, Central and southern ; occasionally cultivated e. Range Western, central and northeastern tropical Africa.

Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii

In other projects Wikispecies. Views Read View eioscoreophyllum View history. The root, on the other hand, is small and yam-like and can be eaten like potatoes. You can unsubscribe at anytime. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Serendipity Berry or Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii is a perennial climbing plant about 1.

This taxon has not yet been assessed. The fruit contains monellinan intensely sweet protein with potential use as a sugar replacement for diabetics. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. It is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit and root.