Saturday, July 3, 2010

Dacryodes edulis | Ube

Scientific classification of Dacryodes edulis

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Burseraceae
Genus: Dacryodes
Species: D. edulis
Botanical Name : Dacryodes edulis
Common Name :Ube

Useful parts of Dacryodes edulis : Stem bark

Medicinal uses : Bark powder made into paste with Honey and rubbed on the body which helps to reduce body aches.

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