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|SOURCES (T. daniellii (Benn.) Benth.)
Hackett C 1982 pp 54 [FER, PHO, DEP, PH, TEXT, TEMP]
Duke J 1975 pp 29 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Roecklein J 1987 pp 410 [USE]
The pulp around the seed has a sweetening effect, it contains the taste modifying protein thaumatin. Its leafs are used for wrapping food and meat.
Miracle-fruit, Katempe, Miraculous fruit, Katemfe.
It is a common plant which grows wild in forest clearings in many parts of Ghana. Fruits are traditinally collected from wild plants.