Dovyalis caffra

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Noun1.Dovyalis caffra - vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy edible fruits
kai apple - South African fruit smelling and tasting like apricots; used for pickles and preserves
Dovyalis, genus Dovyalis - small genus of sometimes spiny shrubs or small trees; Africa; India; Sri Lanka
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The dovyalis belongs to the family Salicaceae and Dovyalis genus (Sleumer, 1980) where stood out the Dovyalis caffra (Hook f.
birrea,Anacardiaceae), whose fruits are sometimes sold by the name marula plums; snot (Thaspesia [=Azanza] garckiana, Malvaceae); kei (Dovyalis caffra, Flacourtiaceae), whose fruit is the size and color of an apricot; Mimusops zeyheri (Sapotaceae); and Strychnos cocummoides (Loganiaceae), which, unlike the well-known highly toxic species of the same genus, produces an innocuous and tasty fruit.