African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
Baobab Sentence Examples
Other trees, found chiefly on the plateaus, are the baobab, the shea-butter tree, the locust tree, gambier, palms, including the date and dum palm (Hyphaene), the tamarind, and, in the arid regions, the acacia and mimosa.
In the savannas are gigantic baobab trees.
On the hills the baobab and hyphaene palm are characteristic; on the plateau are stretches of open savanna, and park-like country with clumps of silk cotton and shea-butter trees.
Large areas are covered with brushwood, among which are scattered baobab, shea-butter, bread fruit, corkwood and silk-cotton trees.
It is related closely to the famous baobab of tropical Africa.