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Ormocarpum trichocarpum, Ormocarpum setosum , Caterpillar Bush, Hairy Catterpillar 

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Ormocarpum trichocarpum, Ormocarpum setosum
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Caterpillar Bush, Hairy Catterpillar
Origin: South Africa
Ethnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Subtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Ormocarpum trichocarpum is a small slender tree that has deeply fissured, corky bark. It is an unusual tree for a small garden The straight seed pods are covered with golden-yellow hairs, resembling a caterpillar. Origin: KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo.



Ormocarpum trichocarpum, Ormocarpum setosum , Caterpillar Bush, Hairy Catterpillar 

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