Extremely old ages are associated with this tree, which are being dated to 1,275 years old.
Called bottle tree or dead rat tree.
Originates from Central Africa.
Medicine derived from bark and oil.
Source: (Wageman, 2008)
Africa legend claims that the baobab asked God to be replanted in the cool mountains instead of the hot plains. God moved the baobab to the mountains, but the baobab didn’t like it there either and begged to go back. God was irritated and returned the baobab back to the plains upside down.