KIGELIA PINNATA PDF

Kigelia africana. Photo: Bart Wursten Shenstone, Mt Hampden. Kigelia africana. Photo: Bart Wursten By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp, Hwange NP. Kigelia Pinnata. Name: Kigelia Pinnata Common Name: Balam Khira Botanical Name: Kigelia Pinnata Availability: In Stock. A large Tree from tropical Africa with . Kigelia africana and Kigelia pinnata are widespread across Africa and found in wet savannah and riverine areas. The tree grows to 20 metres or more and is.

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Kigelia Pinnata

The fresh fruit is poisonous and strongly purgative ; fruit are prepared for consumption by drying, roasting or fermentation Joffe ; McBurney The leaves, seeds and fruit pulp are dried, powdered and then applied to treat wounds. He was thinking that it was too hot to be bothered with the arduous… Read more.

Retrieved 14 December Kigelia africana flower at Pondicherryin PuducherryIndia. Fruit huge, sausage-shaped, ;innata to 60 cm long and weighing up to 7 kg.

A Treasury of Botany. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page kieglia Fallen sausage tree flower corollas. Long ago a wicked and lazy hunter was sitting under a tree. UQSt LuciaBrisbane. Pages 37 – Their scent is most notable at night indicating that they are adapted to pollination by batswhich visit them for pollen and nectar. West Indies, Trinidad, Feb.

Needs moderately regular water, though it should be reasonably drought hardy. The seeds are removed as kogelia as the fruit is harvested for planting because they are viable only for a few weeks after harvest. Leaflets oblong, leathery with rough hairs on both surfaces.

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For now, however,… Read more. Kigelia africana with unripe fruits: Uses Mainly grown as a curiosity and ornamental, both for its beautiful red flowers and its strange ,igelia.

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The fruit pulp is fibrous, containing many seeds. Planting sites should be selected carefully, as the falling fruit can cause serious injury to people and damage vehicles parked under the trees.

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Medium to large tree. The stem bark of the sausage tree has been used by traditional healers to treat health complications like hydrocele elephantiasis of the scrotum and rheumatic conditions like inflammation, swelling, and pain in the joints or muscles. Individual flowers do not hang down but are oriented horizontally. The flowers also remain open by day however, and are freely visited by many insect pollinators, particularly large species such as carpenter bees.

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In Botswana, the timber is used for makorosyokes and oars. In some African cultures, women use the sap from the fruit of the tree for firming the skin around their breasts. The hard shell skin of the fruit can be hollowed out, cleaned, and made into useful, durable containers of varying sizes. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Sausage Tree – Kigelia pinnata – Seeds

The sausage tree is a slow growing tree because the growth rate under normal condition is about 1mt per year. The fruit are eaten by several species of mammalsincluding baboonsbushpigssavannah elephantsgiraffeshippopotamusesmonkeysand porcupines.

The flowers and later the fruit hang down from kigelix on long flexible stems 2—6 metres long. Kigelia pinnata Sausage Tree.

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Flowers large, dark maroon with yellow veining, in pendulous sprays up to flowered.