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Detarium senegalense

Detarium senegalenseCommon Name:Sweet detar
Detarium senegalense is a leguminous tree in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Unlike most members of the family, it produces globular fruits Its common names include ditax, ditakh, detar, and tallow tree. The tree is of value for several reasons: it produces nutritious fruits,is locally prominent in folk medicine is a source of quality timber.It could contribute to food security, sustainable land care, and rural development. As its Linnaean name indicates, it is native to Senegal and the surrounding countries of West Africa.Read more