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  • Adansonia gregorii, commonly known as the boab, is a tree in the family Malvaceae. As with other baobabs, it is easily recognised by the swollen base of its trunk, which forms a massive caudex, giving the tree a bottle-like appearance. Endemic to Australia, boab occurs in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, and east into the Northern Territory.


    I am surprised at this omission in Wordnik. I would have expected bilby to have unearthed it in the course of Aussification patrol.

    September 1, 2015

  • See baobab for definitions, listings, etc.

    September 2, 2015