An African tree enduring through the toughest of weather: extreme drought, cold, heat, or wind; it has one of the strongest wood essences

Its utilities are numerous: a tea can be made from the leaves. Ink is made from the juice of the fruit. Traditional remedies such as lotions,

tonicsĀ made from its leaves and fruit are abundant in the African Pharmacopoeia

Its hard wood could be used for furniture or ornaments

For us the tree signifies stability, endurance, resilience, strength, tenacity, nurturing, creativity, utility, practicality, efficiency…