Monday, July 22, 2013

Nam Nam Tree
Botanical name;  Cynometra cauliflora L.

Local Names; Nam-Nam ; Sinhala    

Recommended Varieties
  • Local Strains only


Nutritional Value
  • Rich in Vitamin C and other poly-phenolic compounds


Medicinal Value/Uses
  • Few/No Research and Developments have been done. Therefore cannot give an exact medicinal value. But it may associate with various medicinal values.


Why are they unique?

Nam Nam is naturally growing in many parts of Sri Lanka. Predominately, it is grown mostly in Wet Zone and scattered in some home gardens.

Nam Nam is consumed as ripe fresh fruit as well as various processed products. Unripe fruit can be cooked or pickled.
Nam Nam
Reference

  • Tropical fruits of Sri Lanka, Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
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