EPPO Global Database

Monanthotaxis obovata(FRDOB)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: FRDOB
  • Preferred name: Monanthotaxis obovata
  • Authority: (Bentham) Hoekstra


Tropical and southern Africa. Edible fruits harvested in the wild. Cultivated elsewhere as a curiosity

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Friesodielsia obovata (Bentham) Verdcourt
Popowia obovata (Bentham) Engler & Diels
Unona obovata Bentham

Common names
Name Language
bastard dwaba berry English (ZA)
monkey fingers English (US)
savanna dwaba-berry English (ZA)
basterdwababessie Afrikaans
savannadwabbabessie Afrikaans