Now based in Angola, I am looking for information on the local plant species inventory. I found a very interesting scientific article on Ximenia Americana commonly named Mumpeke in Angola, which provides information on the collection areas, its traditional uses and production. Read more. Valeria Urso, the author, will be presenting in December the results of her thesis. I will share them with you as soon as I receive them.
We already know that Mumpeke oil could be very interesting for cosmetics and pharmaceutical purposes. However the purpose of the study is to gather information on its use in Angola. Angola is mostly known for its oil & gaz production facilities but what about its rich biodiversity.