Scientific name 

Family name

Local name(s)
Beles adgi (Tigrigna)

General description
Fruit tree. Fruits available in July only. Fruits are hairy on the outside and black when ripe.

Edible part(s), preparation methods and palatability
Fruits are edible. Fruits are eaten raw after removing its hairy cover. Mostly children collect the fruit. They also consume it in normal times. But when food shortage occurs, the fruit is eaten by everybody.

Found in midlands.

Propagation method(s)
Propagates by seeds, seedlings and wildlings.

Sample location(s)
Dible Seat Kebele, Ganta Afesum Woreda, Easten Tigray.


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