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Reference : HM 79

Author(s) : Mosango M., F. Szafranski
Title : Plantes sauvages à fruits comestibles dans les environs de Kisangani (Zaïre) Journ. d'Agric. Trad, et de Bota. Appl. XXXII, pp. 177-190; (1985) https://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0183-5173_1985_num_32_1_3935
Reference HM 79 has information about 47 plants :
Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, bay of Aframomum laurentii, VO. raw pulp. Often the mesocarp and the endocarp are dried, they are stacked and sieved to obtain the powder that is added in coffee or tea. The fruits are marketed on the market..
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : tondo (Kikumu and Kigenia) ; asi, atuase (Kimanga) ; bonongo (Kimbole) ; hohombo (Kingelema) ; isekeleke (Kilokele and Kiturumbu) ; mitafi (Kilengola)
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, bay of Aframomum sanguineum, After harvesting ripe fruit, the mesocarp and endocarp are consumed. The fruits are marketed on the market..
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : tondo (Kikumu and Kigenia) ; asi, atuase (Kimanga) ; soso (Kimbole, Kilokele and kiturumbu) ;kabago (Kingelema); mitaf i (Kilengola)
Ancylobotrys pyriformis Pierre
Official name : Ancylobotrys pyriformis Pierre
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, bay of Ancylobotrys pyriformis, We suck the seeds for their flavor. The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : kpase (Kimanga) ;tololo (Kilokele and Kiturumbu) ; limbembe (Kigenia)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, the fruit is consumed after its fall : the pulp is consumed directly, which is abundant, with a pleasant tart flavor, very appreciated. Sometimes pepper and salt are added and it is eaten with cassava or plantains
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ebombi (Kikumu) ; jaese (Kimanga) ; bobombi (Kingelema) ; bombi (Kilokele) ; anguta, anguto (kiturumbu) ; moombi (Kigenia); mvumbi (Kilengola)
Antrocaryon nannanii De Wild.
Official name : Antrocaryon nannanii De Wild.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, drupe of Antrocaryon nannaniï pulp and raw seeds. The seeds are prepared and eaten like peanuts.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : agabu (Kimanga) ; jongo (Kilokele) ; kongo, okongo (Kiturumbu)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, drupe of Canarium schweinfurthii, raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : isinge (Kikumu) , bombele, tiongo (Kingelema) ; obele (Kiturumbu)
Chytranthus carneus Radlk.ex Mildbr. var. carneus
Official name : Chytranthus carneus Radlk.ex Mildbr. var. carneus
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits; berries of Chytranthus carneus var. carneus, raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : adigi (Kimanga) ; domba (Kingelema); lotokolo (Kiturumbu)
Chytranthus macrobotrys (Gilg) Exell & Mendonça
Official name : Chytranthus macrobotrys (Gilg) Exell & Mendonça
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits; Chytranthus macrobotrys berries, raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : adigi (Kimanga) ; lotokolo (Kiturumbu)
Clitandra cymulosa Benth
Official name : Clitandra cymulosa Benth
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits; glabrous berry of Clitandra cymulosa. The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : abubuka (Kimanga) ; bokamba (Kingelema) ; onono (Kiturumbu)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, The seed of Cola acuminata is chewed while sucking the juice. The residues are spat out. After expelling them, we evoke the ancestors. Drinks, after eating these seeds, seem to be sweet and sleep is hard to come by. The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ndigo.ndigose (Kimanga); Lielu (kimbole); gbongbolia (kingelema) ; angbongboliya, liyelu (Kilokele) ; angbongo, angbonbole (Kiturumbu); angbongboliya (Kilengola)
Cola altissima Engl.
Official name : Cola altissima Engl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, Cola altissima follicle, raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : nzanzainza (Kikumu) ; nzanzaenza (Kingelema) ; ligangangule (Kiturumbu)
Cola bruneelii De Wild.
Official name : Cola bruneelii De Wild.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, Cola bruneelii follicle, raw seeds (pulp)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : nzanzainza (Kikumu) ; nyae (Kimanga); Nzanzaenza (Kingelema) ; mbila isende (Kilokele) ; losakani (Kiturumbu)
Cola marsupium K. Schum.
Official name : Cola marsupium K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits, Cola marsupium, follicle, raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : abada (Kimanga) ; bongongonyo (Kingelema)
Cola urceolata K.Schum.
Official name : Cola urceolata K.Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: The seeds of Cola urceolata are sucked for their very sweet flavor.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : nzanzainza (kikumu) ; balembe (Kilokele and Kiturumbu)
Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin
Official name : Cucumeropsis mannii Naudin
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: The seeds of Cucumeropsis manniis are dried for a week. After removing the seed coat, the seeds are roasted and pounded like peanuts. The resulting powder is spread in the sauce. Sometimes roasted seeds are eaten directly. The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : kjoliko (Kikumu); bolose (Kimanga); losela (Kimbole) ; ngani (Kilokele and kiturumbu); mengele (Kigenia) : kikuma (Kilengola)
Dacryodes yangambiensis Lam. ex Troupin
Official name : Dacryodes yangambiensis Lam. ex Troupin
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: The fruits of Dacryodes yangambiensis are immersed in the water at a moderate temperature, keeping the lid closed. A few minutes later, the well softened fruits are removed, which are then destined for consumption. You can also place the fruits next to an oven to cook them The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : isafu (Kikumu) ; angbokase (Kimanga) : mbele, sau (Kilokele) ; ibelesau (Kiturumbu)
Desplatsia dewevrei (De Wild. & T.Durand) Burret
Official name : Desplatsia dewevrei (De Wild. & T.Durand) Burret
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: The seeds of Desplatsia dewevrei are cleaned with water and dried in the sun. They are then roasted like peanuts.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : mbiu (Kimanga) ; bokamba (Kingelema) ; lisuli (Kilokele); lisuli, okamba (Kiturumbu)
Dialium corbisieri Staner
Official name : Dialium corbisieri Staner
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: pod of Dialium corbisieri raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ngwokole (Kiturumbu)
Dialium pentandrum Louis ex Steyaert
Official name : Dialium pentandrum Louis ex Steyaert
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: pod of Dialium pentandrum raw seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ngwokole (Kiturumbu)
Dichapetalum mombuttense Engl.
Official name : Dichapetalum mombuttense Engl.
Family : Dichapetalaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: The fruits of Dichapetalum mombuttense are consumed directly after harvest: we remove the exocarp and suck the seeds.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : Ndjandjalindja (Kikumu); ekwaianganga (Kilokele and Kiturumbu)