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Adansonia digitata

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Definition of the noun adansonia digitata

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  1. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Guinea (2013)

by Mohamed Saliou Camara, Thomas O'Toole, Janice E. Baker

BAOBAB (Adansonia digitata). This large tree is common to all of Africa, including Madagascar, and is referred to in some English-speaking countries as a monkey bread tree. In Guinea, its bell-like flowers hang from the tree in late July and ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Adansonia digitata L. (Adansonia bahobab L.; Adansonia baobab Gaertn.; Adansonia ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Arlenbaum, Adansonia digitata, Baobab.

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2009)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 20pt Edition by Carol Schiller

Botanical Name: Adansonia digitata, Adanso- nia grandidieri Family: Malvaceae; also Bombaceae The oil is obtained from the seeds. History. and. Information. • Baobab is native to the African continent and Madagascar and is found ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Benin (2013)

by Mathurin C. Houngnikpo, Samuel Decalo

Le baobab (Adansonia digitata): une espèce a usage multiple au Bénin. Cotonou : CECODI—CBDD, 2001. Daane, J. R. V., Mark Breusers, and Erik Frederiks. Dynamique paysanne sur le plateau Adja du Bénin. Paris: Karthala, 1997. Dahoun ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ila Usage, 1860-1960 (2000)

by Dennis G. Fowler

Adansonia digitata; applied also to a fat man [also muyu]. ibwabwa n.3 - a tree planted ...

Google previewA Botanical Lexicon, or exposition of the terms, facts and doctrines of the vegetable physiology, brought down to the present time (1837)

by Patrick KEITH

Lastly, the Baobab, Adansonia digitata, is, perhaps, of all known plants, that which attains to the most advanced age. In its native country it goes by a name that implies a duration of a thousand years, though it often surpasses that period.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Adansonia digitata (baobab; cream-of-tattar tree). a massive tree (Family Bombacace- ae) that is indigenous to tropical Africa and cultivated in India. It bears a large edible fruit ("monkey's bread"); the fibers are cloth. adaptation ( adaption; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

ADANSONIA DIGITATA. (Baobab.) A large tree in Africa, the bark of which is said * to produce an increase of appetite and of perspiration. ADANTHERIAPAVONIA. A plant abounding in India and tropical South America, the seeds of which are ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

Adansonia digitata baobab calabash tree deadrat tree lalo monkeybread tree Boraginaceae [Borage family] Borago officinalis beebread beeplant borage burridge cooltankard ...


BAOBAB (Adansonia digitata), a tree of enormous size, of the natural order bombacece, found in Africa, and especially ...

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