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Sarcocephalus latifolius, Nauclea latifolia, African Peach, Pin Cushion Tree

Sarcocephalus latifolius, Nauclea latifolia

African Peach, Pin Cushion Tree
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Tropical Africa and Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Nauclea latifolia bears an interesting flower

flower, a large ball with long projecting stamens. The fruit is red, edible, but not appealing.


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Sarcocephalus latifolius, Nauclea latifolia, African Peach, Pin Cushion Tree
Sarcocephalus latifolius, Nauclea latifolia, African Peach, Pin Cushion Tree
Sarcocephalus latifolius, Nauclea latifolia, African Peach, Pin Cushion Tree
Sarcocephalus latifolius, Nauclea latifolia, African Peach, Pin Cushion Tree


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/nauclea_latifolia.htm