Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.

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Sweet Dattock

Detarium microcarpum (Bambara: Ntamajalan), commonly known as sweet detar, sweet dattock or tallow tree, is an underutilized species of tree legume that grows naturally in the drier regions of West and Central Africa. It has a wide range of uses due to its medicinal properties, edible fruit (eaten raw, cooked, or made into flour with many uses of its own) and hardwood, which is used as fuel. Th... © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)

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