Pfilu
Swakudya swa nhova
Vangueria infausta, habitus, Pretoria.jpg
Mbanzu Mapfilwa
Switirhisiwa Mapfilwa · Timongo

Pfillu (Vangueria infausta[1] Kumbe Africanmedlar), i muhlovo wa nsinya lowu tswalaka muhandzu wo fana na mu-Apula, naswona wu kumeka e Dzongeni wa tiko-nkulu ra Afrika. Muhandzu wa nsinya owu wu dyeka. Swayila ku tirhisa tihunyi ta Pfilu ku endla ndzilo, eka tinxaka ta le Afrika Dzonga.[2]

Leswinga ndzeni

NhlamuseloEdit

Nsinya lowu wukomile loko wu ringanisiwa na misinya yin'wana, hambi leswi wukulaka ku fika eka 8 wa timitara hi kuleha naswona wu na marhavi yo devyela e hansi.[2]

Mu handzu wa nsinya lowu wuvitiwa Pfilwa, naswona i wa ri hlaza loko wa hari mbisi. Pfilu i ra xirhendzevutana naswona ira vuhlaza bya nsuku loko rivupfile hinkarhi wa ximumu.

RangeEdit

Nsinya lowu wu kumeka hixitalo emakwhatini ya nyaka, makhwati ya tihunyi na ndzawu  ya swinkovana, e Dzongeni na Vuxa-Dyambu bya tiko-nkulu ra Afrika, e Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania. Malawi, Mozambhiki, Zimbambwe, Namibia, Botswana na Afrika Dzonga.[3]

UsesEdit

Nsinya lowu i xihlovo xa swakudya ematikweni-xikaya ya Afrika Dzonga.[4] Mapfilwa madyeka manga swekiwanga, kumbe manga omisiwa naswona maswekiwa, kasi timongo tawona ta katingeka naswona ta dyeka.[3] Matluka ya kona ma rhandziwa ngopfu hi timbuti na swiharhi swin'wana.[2][3] Matluka na timintsu ta wona ti tirhisiwa ngopfu hi tin'ganga.[2][3]

SwiyelanisiEdit

  1. "USDA GRIN Taxonomy". 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Thomas, Val; Rina Grant; illustrations: Joan van Gogh; photographs: Jaco Adendorff (2001). Sappi tree spotting: Highlands: Highveld, Drakensberg, Eastern Cape mountains (3rd ed.). Johannesburg: Jacana. p. 264. ISBN 978-1-77009-561-8. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Orwa C, Mutua A, Kindt R, Jamnadass R, Simons A (2009).
  4. National Research Council (2008-01-25). "Medlars". Lost Crops of Africa: Volume III: Fruits. Lost Crops of Africa 3. National Academies Press. ISBN 978-0-309-10596-5. Retrieved 2008-08-01.