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Adansonia gregorii F. Muell.


Adansonia stanburyana, Baobabus gregorii

Common names

Boab tree, baobab

My notes

Imported tree planted in Aspire Park.

Extract from Wikipedia article

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 gives the tree a bottle-like appearance. Endemic to Australia, boab occurs in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, and east into the Northern Territory. It is the only baobab to occur in Australia, the others being native to Madagascar (six species) and mainland Africa and the Arabian Peninsula (two species).[+]

LinkBoabab (Adansonia gregorii)(?) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, November 30, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkBoabab (Adansonia gregorii) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2016
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar


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