Maerua filiformis, Maerua

Maerua filiformis

Family: Capparaceae
Origin: Madagascar
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterEdible plantEthnomedical plant.
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The fruits are edible and are fermented to make an alcoholic drink.

Maerua filiformis, Maerua

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