If you were walking through the African bush, and you came across a tree whose fruit are said to invoke demonic possession if eaten, what would you do? The Jackalberry (Diospyros mespiliformis) is one such a tree, and Gus Le Breton (aka the “African Plant Hunter”) is exactly the sort of person who would try. Just to be sure. But invoking demons isn’t the only thing these spectacular trees can do. To find out more, join Gus on a journey into the depths of wildest Gonarezhou national park, in south-eastern Zimbabwe.
Great Trees of Africa
The Inspirational Umbrella Tree (Vachellia tortilis) of Nantwich
Gus Le BretonApril 19, 2021