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The Baobab tree between science and superstition


The Baobab tree between science and superstition



Informatore Botanico Italiano 28(1): 44-47



Based on some scientific, and ethnological observations, an outline of the Baobab tree is elaborated according to the place and the role assigned to it by the traditional cultures of Senegal and Mali.

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