General Information
NameTropical highland blackberry
Scientific NameRubus adenotrichos
DescriptionRubus adenotrichos is commonly called tropical highland blackberry. It grows in Central America, northwestern South America, and central and southern Mexico, belongs to the Rosaceae family. Rubus adenotrichos is a shrub that can grow up to 6 meters tall. The flowers are pink or white, the fruits are red or black. [Wikipedia] Rubus adenotrichos contains phenolic compounds, mainly ellagitannins, and anthocyanins, it is a good source of antioxidants. Research has shown that Rubus adenotrichos had potential effects against oxidative stress and inflammation. (PMID: 23697506)
Primary IDFOOD00904
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GroupFruits
Sub-GroupBerries
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Wikipedia IDRubus_adenotrichos
Composition
CompoundsPreparation type: Raw, frozen, dried

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