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Dais cotinifolia (Pompon Tree)
Masses of very showy fragrant pink, pom-pom like flowers, bark woven and used for rope.
Deinbollia oblongifolia (Dune Soap-Berry)
Attractive garden plant, a good container plant for indoors. Traditionally the seeds are used to make soap, the leaves eaten as spinach and the roots used medicinally.
Dichrostachys cinerea (Sickle Bush)
Durable hard wood, leaves, roots and bark are used medicinally, firewood.
Diospyros lycioides var guerkei (Transvaal Bluebush)
One of the most widely distributed plants in South Africa, roots produce brown dye, medicinal.
Diospyros simii (Climbing Star-Apple)
Edible fruit is orange-brown.
Diospyros whyteana (Bladder-Nut)
Seeds good substitute for coffee, medicinal, hard wood.
Dodonaea angustifolia (Sand Olive)
Many medicinal uses, grows easily and prunes well.
Dombeya burgessae (Pink Wild Pear)
Bark is used for fibre, beautiful as a roof for a patio.
Dombeya rotundifolia (Wild Pear)
Fire resistant, upright tree, bark for rope and flowers are a love potion, medicinal.
Dovyalis caffra (Kei Apple)
Fruit is sour, but tasty and used for jelly and jam making, grown worldwide as a hedge.