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Moringa peregrina, Drumstick tree

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 Moringa peregrina
Family: Moringaceae
Drumstick tree
Origin: Arabia, Red Sea coasts
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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This native of the Red Sea region is the strangest member of a strange group. When Moringa peregrina seedlings start out, they have broad leaflets and a large tuber. Through many dry seasons, the shoot dies back below ground to the tuber. As the plant gets older, the leaves get longer and longer, but the leaflets get smaller and smaller and more widely spaced. Adult trees produce leaves with a full complement of tiny leaflets, only to drop them as the leaf matures. However, the naked leaf axis remains, giving the tree a wispy look similar to Tamarix or Cercidium microphyllum. The pink zygomorphic flowers are sweetly scented and contrast with the blue leaves.


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Moringa peregrina, Drumstick tree

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Moringa peregrina, Drumstick tree

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Moringa peregrina, Drumstick tree

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Moringa peregrina, Drumstick tree

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