Vangueria fyffei Robyns
Vangueria kyimbilensis Robyns
Vangueria linearisepala K.Schum.
Vangueria volkensii is a spreading shrub or small tree, usually growing from 2.4 - 9 metres tall with some specimens to 15 metres[
A popular wild fruit, it is often gathered from the wild for local use and is sold in local markets[
East tropical Africa - Sudan, Ethiopia, Rwanda, eastern DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Forest and grassland at elevations around 1,400 metres[
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Fruit - raw[
]. A soft, sweetly-acid pulp[
]. The green/brown subglobose fruit is 20 - 25mm in diameter[
The wood is used for poles, handles and stirring sticks[
The wood is used for fuel[
Seed - germinates more reliably if first scarified by abrading the seed coat, making sure not to harm the embryo[
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