Baobab: the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, the trees typically store around 300 liters of water and often live over 500 years.
Madagascar, Baobab trees Baobab trees only have leaves about months out of the year, the rest of the time they store water inside their trunk. These beautiful African trees live for hundreds of years. This is on my "BUCKET LIST'.
General Knowledge Into the beautiful Baobabs - Madagascar. These ancient trees are so beautiful, luckily many of them have survived throughout Africa as their pulp type wood has no value for charcoal traders.
parkstepp: year old tree in South Africa called The Tree of Life. The boabab tree. Some hollowed out trunks have been used to provide shelter to as many as 40 people, it can hold up to liters of water, fibers from the bark can be turned.