Litsea. Litsea garciae. a.k.a. Engkala. Small fruit, only ” across, with pink to purple skin that is said to have an excellent delicate, avocado-like flavor. ~Engkala~ Litsea garciae Local Borneo names: Kangkala, Medang, Pangalaban, Ta’ang. Common names: Wuru Lilin, Tebulus aka Butter-Fruit Native to the. Plant Name: Engkala Tree Season of Interest: Summer Plant Category: Tropical Fruit Tree Foliage: Deciduous Species: Litsea garciae Soil Type: Loam, Peat.

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Litsea garciae – Useful Tropical Plants

I used rooting hormone 0. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc.

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The fruits are little known, but reputedly well-liked by those who have had the chance to try them. Customers also shopped for. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Share your thoughts with other customers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Engkala Quick Facts Name: The tree grows up to m high with trunk diameter cm. The fruit is prepared by rolling it around a basket, or hitting it with the back of a spoon. The fruit can be used in the same way as the avocado. Zinc improves the garciaw vision, promotes the enzymes which helps to lower the night blindness. Zinc possesses an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which prevents oxidative stress.

Engkala Facts, Health Benefits and Nutritional Value

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The study shows that with the presence of normal amounts of Zinc, it helps to lower the tumor growth. Have one to sell? If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Zinc promotes the function of white blood cells. Close-up of flowers growing out of the stem Photograph by: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Zinc has a vital role in the growth and division of cells.