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  1. Edible portion:Leaves, Flowers, Vegetable, Caution An evergreen shrub or tree. It grows to 10 m high and spreads to 3 m across. The crown is irregular. The bark is grey. The stem is erect and branching. The young branches are hairy. The leaves are compound with 8 to 14 leaflets. These are 7 cm...
  2. Edible portion: Seeds - oil. A tree. The trunk is bottle shaped. It has thick cone shaped prickles. The young trees have a green trunk. It loses its leaves during the year. The leaves are made up of 5-7 long leaflets. The flowers are creamy white and pink towards the tip of the petals. There are...
  3. Edible portion:Bark - drink A tree. It grows 20 m high. The trunks are 20-30 cm across. The leaves are alternate. They are narrowly oval and tapers to the tip. The leaves are 16 cm long by 8 cm wide. Africa, Antigua, Central America*, Cuba*, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Lesser...
  4. Edible portion:Flowers - oil, Fruit An evergreen tree. It grows to 25 m tall and spreads to 5 m wide. The stem is erect and the branches are weeping. The leaves are alternate and simple. They are 20 cm long and with wavy edges. They are oval and tapering. The flowers are bright green. They are...
  5. A tree. It grows 65-70 m tall. The trunk can be 240 cm across. The bark sheds in strips. It is a tropical plant. It grows from sea level to 1,800 m above sea level.
  6. 1994-01-01 The aim of this series of publications is to bring together published information on selected genera of trees which have the potential to increase the supply of fodder for ruminants. This booklet on Cassia summarizes published information on the fodder characteristics and nutritive value of one...
  7. 1993-01-01 This book provides information on the many uses of Erythrina, as well as its production and use. Eeythrina is increasingly noted in the literature as: a producer of forage, green manure, medicine and wood for handicrafts; a support tree for valuable climbing crops; a "shade tree" for coffee,...
  8. 2011-01-01 Originally published in 1998, this was updated in 2011 based on th most recent information regarding the conservation status and use of various tropical palm species. 240 pages, charts, photos Non-wood Forest Products, 10/Rev. 1
  9. 1998-01-01 This manual brings together information on more widely utilized Albiziaand Paraserianthesspecies. It focuses primariliy on the species native to South and Southeast Asia but also discusses some Albizia species from Central America and Africa. The primary source of information was the...
  10. 1987-01-01 The objectives of this workshop were to encourage communication among researchers, assess the state-of-the-art knowledge about its genetic improvement, management and use, identify research priorities, initiate collaborative research through networkingand promote research funding, and to prepare...