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Saba comorensis, Landolphia comorensis, Mbungu, White Rubber Vine, Vbundu

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Saba comorensis, Landolphia comorensis

Mbungu, White Rubber Vine, Vbundu
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: South Africa
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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There are approximately 15 species of Landolphia in Africa. The plants have white fragrant flowers and contain a milky latex which exudes when the young bark or unripe fruit are damaged. The fruit is edible, yellow when ripe, and the size of a large orange. It is normally extremely sour. Called Vbundu in Congo.


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