BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Diospyros melanoxylon is a medium-sized tree or shrub up to 25 m, and. m girth. The bark is pelican in colour, exfoliating in. DIOSPYROS MELANOXYLON ROXB IN CANCER PREVENTION: PHARMACOLOGICAL SCREENING, PHARMACOKINETICS AND CLINICAL STUDIES. This endemic plant of India and Ceylon is used in various ways. Besides being the source of Indian ebony, its wood is also utilized for making boxes, combs.

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Nutritive value and antioxidant activity of some edible wild fruits in the Middle East. The paper describes the species composition, abundance, density and community structure of the trop Introduction Kendu Diospyros melanoxylon Roxb.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Diospyros rubiginosa Roth Diospyros tupru Buch.

Physico-Chemical, Mechanical and Antioxidant Properties of Kendu (Diospyros Melanoxylon Roxb.)

The leaf of the tree contains valuable flavones. Physical Properties Principle dimensions of fruit such as length L i.

The fleshy portion of the fruit consists of pulp diospyrls The highest peak was found to be 9. Other Mammals Pollinators Pollinators: The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Angle of inclination of the fruit was measured on three different surfaces such as plywood, aluminium and mild steel sheet.

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It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Fruit size distribution at an average initial moisture content of If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere. It is native to India and Sri Lanka.

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During the summer fresh leaves are produced by the suckers coming up from the soil. The primary root is long, thick and fleshy at first, idospyros woody, greyish, often swollen in upper part near ground level. The physico-chemical, mechanical, antioxidant properties and, mineral composition of the Kendu fruit were investigated. Population size is treated under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends.

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The State Government gives the license for collection and processing of the tendu leaves through tender every year. Kendu Diospyros melanoxylon Roxb. Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future.

It can be a good source of calcium and phosphorus required for development and maintenance of bones. Seeds compressed, oblong, shiny, often banded. Your comments The flower labeled Coromandel Ebony is Mineral composition of fresh Kendu pulp Sl. Chemical Properties The average moisture content, ash content, crude fibre, fat, carbohydrate, protein were analysed Table 4.

Does not include altitudinal distribution, xiospyros is covered under Habitat. Copy the following to cite this article: Early stages and larval host diispyros of some northeastern Indian butterflies Desc: The fruits are gathered by the tribes in summer and are dried and stored for use in off-season.


Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4. Curr Res Nutr Food Sci ;5 3. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

Various physico-chemical and mechanical properties found can be used in designing proper equipment for value-addition of the fruit. Angle of repose for the average moisture content of Retrieved 5 May June We can conclude that for an averaged size Kendu fruit, an average meanoxylon of Diospydos me Forgot password?

Belgaum, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. Similar values of phenolic content were found for guava, plum and star fruit, and beta carotene content was found similar to different variety of mangoes. Due to the fibrous nature of the fruit, the graph has several peaks. Ebenaceae Ebony family Synonyms: These information can be used for developing suitable techniques and practices for post-harvest management and processing of the fruit.