Monkey-bread

Mon´key-bread`


n.1.(Bot.) The fruit of the Adansonia digitata; also, the tree. See Adansonia.
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The scientific name for the tree is dansonia digitata and English common names include dead-rat tree, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree and cream of tartar tree.
Salalah, February 28 (ONA) Tabaldi /Baobab / tree ( scientific name is Adansonia Digitata; English common names for the baobab include dead-rat tree, monkey-bread tree, upside-down tree and cream of tartar tree) is one of the rare, perennial, huge and endangered trees.
Monkeys love the fruit and hence the tree is sometimes known as the Monkey-bread tree.
Her new large-format photographs of English trees recall the gnarled monkey-bread trees in Baobab, which in turn strangely echo the hulking, almost druidic forms of derelict military listening devices in Sound Mirrors.