Adansonia

 

There are a handful of Adansonia species. They come from Africa, Madagascar, and a small area of Australia. They are drought deciduous, losing their leaves during the dry season. The large flowers open at night and are followed by sour but edible fruit. They are named after Michel Adanson, a French botanist of the 18th century.

Species and varieties
Adansonia digitata (Baobab)

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