monkey-bread tree


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Related to monkey-bread tree: baobab, Adansonia
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Noun1.monkey-bread tree - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey breadmonkey-bread tree - African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread
monkey bread, sour gourd - African gourd-like fruit with edible pulp
Adansonia, genus Adansonia - baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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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.