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Vangueria madagascariensis, Spanish Tamarind

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Vangueria madagascariensis

Spanish Tamarind
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Africa, Madagascar
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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The ripe fruit pulp is edible and has a pleasant chocolate-like flavour. It is locally grown, and is generally eaten fresh.

Vangueria madagascariensis can be grown in poor grounds, and can withstand occasional droughts.


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Vangueria madagascariensis, Spanish Tamarind

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Vangueria madagascariensis, Spanish Tamarind

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Vangueria madagascariensis, Spanish Tamarind

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Vangueria madagascariensis, Spanish Tamarind

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