Saturday, July 3, 2010

Adansonia digitata | Agba

Scientific classification of Adansonia digitata

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Adansonia
Species: A. digitata
Binomial name:Adansonia digitata
Botanical Name :Adansonia digitata .
Common Name : Agba

Useful parts of Adansonia digitata (Agba) : Fruits pulps leaves and roots are useful .

Medicinal uses :Extract of the fruit pulp used as eyedrop to curemeasles. Leaves useful in treatment of liver and kidney diarrhoea.
Powdered roots given for malaria treatment.

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