A magic charm or gbo that hunters of Benin use to protect themselves against lions. It is named for the seed of the didi tree and contains a piece of lion's skin: the skin repels lions and impart lion's strength. The seed is so strong it never bursts.



  • Leach, Maria, ed. (1984). Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend. New York: HarperCollins.