Jackalberry tree, or diospyros mespiliformus. The Jackalberry tree is indigenous to Africa and
commonly found in the savannas and savannah woodlands. The heart wood of this tree does not only
have an obvious utility value, but a medicinal value as well. It bears inconspicuous white flowers
and also bears fruit which is a favourite of many savannah animals.
What is canvas?
an extremely heavy-duty plain-woven fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees, backpacks, bags,
covers and other items for which sturdiness is required. It is also popularly used by artists as a
painting surface, typically stretched across a wooden frame. It is also used in such fashion
objects as handbags and shoes.