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This one hour film is a fascinating history and overview of the remarkable African Baobab.
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Episode InformationThe African Baobab is one of the largest living things in the world, an icon of the African landscape, instantly recognisable, mysterious and intriguing. It is the world’s biggest flowering plant and the largest succulent plant on earth. The Baobab is associated with myths and legends. This is the tree that many African peoples believe to be the home of ancestral spirits. The tree is important to indigenous people as a source of food, fibre and medicine and is now being hailed as an African ‘superfruit’ and as a ‘dryland crop for the future’. This one hour film is a fascinating history and overview of the remarkable Baobab.