Definitions for adansonia
Adansonia, genus Adansonia(noun)
baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
a genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, A. digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and A. Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family BOMBACACEAE that is used for FOOD and MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL.