A dear friend has shared her Marula seeds that she ordered from South Africa. They have to sit in damp peat moss for 2 weeks to allow the plugs to soften and be removed and thereafter the seed planted again in the peat moss. Some time down the line, ha ha, it will grow into this...
The distribution of this species throughout Africa has followed the Bantu in their migrations as it's been important in their diet. The leaves are chewed to aid indigestion and heartburn; the bark used to treat malaria and inner bark used to alleviate the pain of scorpion stings and snake bites.
Here are the fruits, which are commonly eaten fresh or used to prepare juice, jelly or an alcoholic drink.
I know very little about the tree apart from what I gleaned from Wikipedia, so would like to hear from anyone who's been successful in propagating from seed and how big the tree has grown.