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Maerua filiformis, Maerua

Maerua filiformis

Maerua
Family: Capparaceae
Origin: Madagascar
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
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The fruits are edible and are fermented to make an alcoholic drink.



Maerua filiformis, Maerua


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