Jackalberry / Jakkalsbessie

Jackalberry / Jakkalsbessie

A medium-sized tall, upright tree with a dense canopy. The bark is black to grey with a rough texture. They often grow on termite mounds.

Botanical Name:

Diospyros mespiliformis

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The jackalberry has a fantastic mutualism and symbiotic network with many living organisms, from human beings to small insects. There is a complex ecological system revolving around this tree. It is one of the savanna giants that can live for more than 200 years.

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