Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Varietal delimitation in Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam (Burseraceae).

Abstract

On the basis of extensive field observations in Nigeria, 2 varieties of the species are distinguished: D.e. var. edulis and D.e. var. parvicarpa. A key and detailed descriptions are given and the potential of the species for food (edible fruit), livestock feed (kernels) and in agroforestry is indicated.