28 Sep Brosimum alicastrum is primarily a tropical tree that belongs to the Moraceae family. The fruit of this tree is popularly known as Maya nut. 12 May The preferred forage was the leaves and twigs of Brosimum alicastrum Sw. ( Moraceae), a common rain forest tree known locally as “ramon”. Brosimum alicastrum, the breadnut or Maya nut, is a tree species in the Moraceae family of flowering plants, whose other genera include figs and mulberries The.

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Always seek advice from a professional before using a aljcastrum medicinally. February Tree of brosimum alicastrum Month: Puleston, Academic Press, pp. Cycad Burrawang nut Ginkgo nut Araucaria spp. In several studies conducted for comparing different tree leaves offered to ruminants, breadnut leaves were almost always preferred: Seed composition is similar to that of cereals brosimum alicastrum as maize, barley or wheat, and could probably be used in the same manner.

At present, this tree is considered as threatened and in many parts it is even extinct.

The plant grows naturally lowland areas brosimum alicastrum hot, humid, tropical climates with a seasonal dry period[ ]. Intake and digestibility of tree fodders by white tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus yucatanensis. Lumber from the Brosimum alicastrum is of high quality, being used for general construction, cabinetry, chairs, decorative plates, desks, domestic flooring, and fine furniture.

Digestibility of ramon Brosimum alicastrumLeucaena leucocephalabuffel grass Cenchrus ciliaresisal pulp and sisal bagasse Brosimum alicastrum fourcroydes. Excerpts from Jim Brosimum alicastrum Naturalist Newsletter.

The seed is produced inside a yellow fruit about 25mm in diameter – each fruit contains one seed[63 ]. You can unsubscribe at anytime. It is hardy to brosimum alicastrum UK brosimum alicastrum Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, brosimum alicastrum, horses, fish and crustaceans.


It is used to make furniture, utensils and interior decoration Salazar et al. Pruning is not only important for forage yield but also for the tree that makes better quality regrowth after pruning Burns et al.

Brosimum alicastrum Breadnut. Maya nut PFAF Plant Database

They’re old, stately trees, too, producing enormous brosimum alicastrum of fruits, which in some places cover the brosimum alicastrum as if someone had spilled a big bag of brown marbles. Brosimum alicastrum is well adapted to several climatic conditions and used in many tropical brosimum alicastrum systems. Dry matter yield and quality of Brosimum brosimum alicastrum Swartz under two cutting systems and with artificial irrigation. At the end of the experiment both supplements resulted in higher intake but breadnut showed a quadratic increase which suggested that brosimum alicastrum fed on breadnut foliage had reached their digestive capacity since breadnut foliage is bulky.

The distinct bordered leaves of the Brosimum c. Breadnut trees are well adapted to humid climates but they do extremely well in dry areas where they are used as a source of forage leaves and small branches for ruminants during the dry season Ayala et al. Fresh leaves of Brosimum alicastrum are a potential forage for rabbits.

Connect with only foods Get the latest recipes and tips delivered right to your inbox. When steeped in water, the seeds make a coffee-like beverage[46]. It was planted by the Maya brosimum alicastrum two thousand years ago and it has been brosimum alicastrum in several articles by Dennis E.

The seeds can be eaten raw, boiled, or roasted. The seed can also be boiled and mashed like potatoes, or made into juice and marmalade[ ]. First, nearly all the flowers shown in the last picture are male, with no calyx or corolla, and bearing only one stamen instead of the usual several.

Seeds Information is very limited on the composition of breadnut seeds.


As we’ve seen it goes by a host of local names. Leave a Reply Want to brosimum alicastrum the discussion?

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It applies the research on trees brosimum alicastrum by Pr. Breadnut Scientific classification Kingdom: Is goats’ preference of forage trees affected by their tannin or fiber content when offered in cafeteria experiments?. As a result, brosimum alicastrum time to time you brosimum alicastrum find pages on EOL that are confusing.

The globose fruit is 15 – 20mm in diameter[ ]. The tree provides good shade and reduces the impact of strong winds[]. The roasted seeds that taste like coffee or chocolate are used in drinks and many other dishes.

It is also high in calcium, potassium, fiber, protein, iron, zinc and frolic acid. Use of Brosimum alicastrum Schwartz as feed for fattening sheep. Antonio eats them and other things he finds in the brosimum alicastrum, and tells about a famine that came through brosimum alicastrum years ago, maybe in the 20s he says, when all the crops failed but people kept alive eating this fruit.

Finger-long strips of cinnamon bark also brsoimum ground with brosmium fruits.

Brosimum alicastrum

Publisher Kampong Publications, California. In Yucatan, forage yield from Brosimum alicastrum trees of different ages and cut under 2 different management systems partial cut or total cut were 4.

Aliccastrum and seeds Brosimum alicastrum information seems available in the international literature on the use of Brosimum alicastrum fruits brosimu seeds in rabbit feeding March What is brosimum alicastrum invasive species? Maggie Whitson marked ” Brosimum alicastrum Sw. An imposing tree with broad, dense, deep green crown and narrow buttresses trunk; good for: Brosimum terrabanum Pittier Brosimum uleanum Brosimum alicastrum.