Cissus Populnea & Irvingia Gabonensis : Comparative Study On Acceptability As Soup Thickner

Cissus Populnea & Irvingia Gabonensis : Comparative Study On Acceptability As Soup Thickner

The plant Cissus Populnea belongs to the family Amplidacea (Vitaceae) the plant is 2 to 3m high semi-circular which grows in the savannah and is widely distributed in Senegal, Sudan, Uganda, Abyssinia and Nigeria (Hutchinson and Daniel, 1958). It is commonly known as ‘okoho’ by the Idoma’s, Igbo and Igala tribes of Nigeria, ‘Dafara’ (Kano, Zaria); ‘Latutuwa’ (Katsina) by the Hausa language of the indicated towns of Northern Nigeria (Gbile, 1980); ‘Ajara’ or ‘Orogboro’ by the Yoruba tribes of Northern Nigeria and Southern Nigeria (Ibrahim et al 2011). [Read more…]