Definitions for xylopia aethiopica

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  1. Guinea pepper, negro pepper, Xylopia aethiopica(noun)

    tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine


  1. Xylopia aethiopica

    Xylopia aethiopica is an evergreen, aromatic tree, of the Annonaceae family that can grow up to 20m high. It is a native to the lowland rainforest and moist fringe forests in the savanna zones of Africa. The dried fruits of X. aethiopica are used as a spice and an herbal medicine.


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