Diospyros chamaethamnus

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Diospyros chamaethamnus
Diospyros chamaethamnus fruit MHNT.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
Species: D. chamaethamnus
Binomial name
Diospyros chamaethamnus
Diospyros chamaethamnus - MHNT

Diospyros chamaethamnus, called sand apple in English, is a plant which can be found in Namibia. It is a relative of persimmons and ebony and like these provides useful wood and edible fruit. It may also have medical properties and some other uses.