Adansonia digitata

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Synonyms for Adansonia digitata

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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Their previous condiments such as African baobab chilli jam, chilli coconut relish and lemony piri piri sauce have all been savoury accompaniments.
THE AFRICAN BAOBAB AND ITS GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION
Adansonia digitata, or the African baobab, is a charismatic tree species originating from and widely distributed across continental Africa (Figure 1).
The premium London dry gin, which has the fruit of the iconic African Baobab tree as a signature botanical, donates 5% of the proceeds of each bottle sold to Tree Aid, a UK-based charity that supports African communities in the sub-Sahara.
The premium London dry gin, which has the fruit of the iconic African Baobab tree as a signature botanical, donates five per cent of the proceeds of each bottle sold to Tree Aid, a UK-based charity that supports African communities in the sub- Sahara.
The day cream contains extracts of Tamarind and African Baobab Tree to help protect against sensitivity.
An intensive moisture therapy for dehydrated, lifeless skin, the mask contains African baobab leaf (rich in vitamins and proteins) to seal in moisture, and extracts of ginseng and jiaogulan leaf to soothe and protect the skin.
The African baobab is a living embodiment of timeless affinities with nature common to many peoples throughout the continent.
Additional Reading:Barbara Bash, Tree of Life: The World of the African Baobab (Tree Tales), Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1994.
Among the thousands of different trees of all shapes and sizes, the African baobab, or "upside-down tree," is one of the most unusual.
The African baobab, Japanese Bonsai and Caribbean palm trees will be banned.
The World of the African Baobab, her biggest fans turned out to be students at a Catholic mission school in Namibia.
Baobab Foods is committed to improving the human condition and well being of a global society by providing nutritionally advanced, African baobab food products.
The fruit of the tree," explains Michele Gilfoil, who sources ingredients for Planet Botanicals, "is loaded with antioxidants and plant sterols and has eight to ten times more vitamin C than an orange" She uses the dry fruit powder in the company's Baobab Micro Face Polish, as well as in the African Baobab Body Scrub with Citrus Limon.
The fruit pulp of the African Baobab tree is set to be the latest nutritious and exotic ingredient to hit supermarket shelves, following Novel Foods approval by the European Commission.
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