Adansonia gregorii

  • T. K. Lim


Australian boab is indigenous to the Kimberley region of north Western Australia. Its range extends from the sandy plains on the Logue River between Broome and Derby, to the Victoria River Basin in the Northern Territory.


Pseudomonas Fluorescens Fruit Pulp Tuberous Root Total Dietary Fibre Water Chestnut 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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