Photos

Photographer's Note

Name : Baobab flower of the tree andansonia digitata

Adansonia digitata (Baobab, Afrikaans: Kremetart, Sotho: Seboi, Tswana: Mowana, Tsonga: Shimuwu, Venda: Muvhuyu) is the most widespread of the Adansonia species on the African continent, found in the hot, dry savannahs of sub-Saharan Africa. It also grows, having spread secondary to cultivation, in populated areas. English common names for the Baobab include dead-rat tree (from the appearance of the fruits), monkey-bread tree (the soft, dry fruit is edible), upside-down tree (the sparse branches resemble roots) and cream of tartar tree.

williewhistler, jhm, pajaran has marked this note useful

Photo Information
  • Copyright: arun tp (aruntp67) (12)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-06-22
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/3.7, 1/28 seconds
  • More Photo Info: view
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-07-03 1:59
Viewed: 3128
Points: 4
Discussions
  • None
Additional Photos by arun tp (aruntp67) (12)
View More Pictures
explore TREKEARTH