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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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It belongs to Ebenaceae family and Diospyros species. These properties were consistent with that of similar fruits. The average moisture content, ash content, crude fibre, fat, carbohydrate, protein were analysed Table 4.

Studies of Tribes and Tribals. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates. During the summer fresh leaves are produced by the suckers coming up from the soil. Acknowledgements The xiospyros would like to thank Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India for providing laboratory facilities to conduct the experiments.

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The data on melanoxlon properties suggests the nutritional importance of Kendu fruit. In OdishaJharkhandand Assamit is known as kendu. Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, The authors would like to thank Department of Meanoxylon Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India for providing laboratory facilities to conduct the experiments.


Document specific search options Title. Kendu fruit is globose in shape with cm diameter Fig.

Female flowers mauve, mostly extra-axillary or sometimes solitary, axillary generally 2, opposite each other, larger than the male flowers. Potassium K was analysed by the spectrophotometer method using ammonium molybdate solution. The highest peak was found to be 9. The primary root is long, thick and fleshy at melajoxylon, afterwards woody, greyish, often swollen in upper part near ground level.

Pulp yellow, soft and sweet. 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.

The bark is pelican in colour, peeling in rectangular scales, which is an identifying feature.

Diospyros melanoxylon

Its common name derives from Coromandelthe coast of southeastern India. Principle dimensions of fruit such as length L i.

Due to the fibrous nature of the fruit, the graph has several peaks. Can include ecosystem services.


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Due to the spherical nature of fruits, the diospyyros resistance was found to be low but the tendency to roll was higher when kept in radial direction than the axial direction. Bark black or dark brown, very thick, corky, deeply fissured vertically, flakes rectangular, leaves thick, pale green, with soft hair, fruit, yellowish and fleshy with enlarged calyx like brinjal.

Copy the following to cite this article: Check date values in: Introduction Kendu Diospyros melanoxylon Roxb. FRAP value of Kendu was Canidae in Van Vihar National P The fleshy portion of the fruit consists of pulp Describes the likelihood of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future. The fruit pulp has high content of calcium