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Useful Tropical Plants

Adenorandia kalbreyeri

(Hiern) Robbr. & Bridson

Rubiaceae

+ Synonyms

Gardenia gossleriana J.E.Br. & K.Schum.

Gardenia kalbreyeri Hiern

Pseudogardenia kalbreyeri (Hiern) Keay

Randia purpureomaculata C.H.Wright

Common Name:

Adenorandia kalbreyeri
Close-up of the flower
Photograph by: Stefan Porembski; African plants - A Photo Guide.
© Stefan Porembski

General Information

Adenorandia kalbreyeri is a shrub producing scrambling or climbing woody stems over 6 metres long[
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The fruit is gathered from the wild for local use as a dye[
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
]. The plant has a high ornamental value as a climber with fragrant lily-like flowers[
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Western tropical Africa - Nigeria to DR Congo and Angola.

Habitat

Occurs in primary as well as secondary rain forest, often in forest edges, also in secondary regrowth in abandoned cultivation areas[
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An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
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Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height6.00 m
Cultivation StatusOrnamental, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A blue fluid extracted from the fruit acts as a black cosmetic and as a tattoo dye[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
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299
Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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