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Majidea zanquebarica, Harpullia zanquebarica, Black Pearl, Velvet-seed Tree, Mgambo Tree

Majidea zanquebarica, Harpullia zanquebarica

Black Pearl, Velvet-seed Tree, Mgambo Tree
Family: Sapindaceae
Origin: Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Small tree to 5m. Leaves compound, pinnate, up to 10 pairs leaflets. Flowers small green, dense custers. Fruits spherical with 3 lobes, 3cm long; splits open, interior bright red with 3 spherical, velvety blue-black seeds.


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