Lannea microcarpa Engl. & K. Krause [family ANACARDIACEAE]. Herbarium. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K). Collection. Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa . PDF | Lannea microcarpa (Anacardiaceae) is a tropical tree used in African folk medicine and commercial dermopharmaceutical formulations. Lannea microcarpa. lannea_microcarpa-_dreyer-stiftung-_dano-_bf- _5_porembski__d64bd3 Common Name:Tree grapes. References.
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It is also used by both sexes for ritual clothes worn at crucial stages of life such as circumcision and excision, delivery and death. There are 94 citation in scholarly articles related to Lannea microcarpa Engl. The cotton cloth is plunged once into the Lannea dye-bath, then 3 times in the Anogeissus bath and finally once again in the Lannea bath.
Subsequently the cloth is dyed using iron-rich mud of the bogolan technique. Inflorescence a terminal raceme up to 15 cm long male ones longestlanea glandular dots. Fruits being sold in a local market Photograph by: In the northern parts of Burkina Faso it is considered vulnerable.
The fruits contain anthocyanins, about mg per g dry pulp. Showing 0 of 0 comments. Lannea species are not cultivated for dyeing purposes. Fruits and leaves Photograph by: The tree has a thick bark which gives it an above-average resistance to bush fires[ Title Trees and Shrubs of the Sahel. The dye is not very fast, except in the black parts of lxnnea design. It is also possible that bark mixtures are used sometimes.
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Between each dyeing, the cloth is dried in the sun. Crown of the tree Photograph by: Lannea microcarpa Photo Lannea microcarpa is widespread and is not in danger of genetic erosion. Trees, shrubs and lianas of West African dry zones. Lannea microcarpa occurs in savanna vegetation.
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The gum exudes naturally when the bark is damaged[ Title Lost Crops of Africa. The cotton cloth is plunged once into the Lannea dye-bath, then 3 times in the Anogeissus bath and finally once again in the Lannea bath. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The bark is pounded and boiled for 2—3 hours in water. Very comprehensive as regards to species covered, but the information on each species is often rather terse. Vapour from a bark-decoction is inhaled into the mouth to treat dental caries and buccal infections[ Title The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.
Lannea microcarpa 1, leaf; 2, part of branch with young leaves and fruits Redrawn and adapted by Iskak Syamsudin. Lannea microcarpa Lannea microcarpa Engl.
Lannea comprises about 40 species, most of them restricted to Africa, and the bark of many of them is or has lznnea used as a source of a red-brown dye. There are 3 news article citations related to Lannea microcarpa Engl.
Lannea microcarpa MAP 3: Lannea microcarpa Borassus aethiopum crown with x – k – jpg en. The leaves have medicinal use as those of L.
In Ghana among the Akan and the Ashanti people, the dye microcarrpa the bark is traditionally used for mourning clothes although red synthetic dyestuffs may now be used instead.
Sap obtained from pounding the bark is given to epileptics and to persons subject to giddiness and fainting[ Title The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa. Editions ScientifikA, Amiens, France. Lannea microcarpa MAP 4: Retrieved from ” https: In Ghana among the Akan and the Ashanti people, the dye from the bark is mjcrocarpa used for mourning clothes although red synthetic dyestuffs may now be used instead.
Screening of Malian medicinal plants for antifungal, larvicidal, molluscicidal, antioxidant and radical scavenging activities. The dye is not very fast, except in the black parts of the design.
Anthocyanins from fruits of Lannea microcarpa. Lannea microcarpa Photo 9.
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Towards the end of this period a small ladleful of wood ash is added as mordant, resulting in a darker coloured liquid that is kept boiling strongly for about half an hour. Some islands and corridors These uses are as follows: Woody plants of Ghana, with special reference to their uses.
The useful plants of West Tropical Africa.