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Family: PEDALIACEAE 

 Uncarina leptocarpa
 
  
Author:  Hans-Dieter Ihlenfeldt & H. Straka 1962
Family:  Pedaliaceae
Habitat:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  4- 7,5 Metre
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Harpagophytum leptocarpum Josep Decaisne 1865.

The white flowers have a yellow centre


A plant I found on Madagascar

   This member of the Pedaliaceae  family was given this name by Hans-Dieter Ihlenfeldt and H. Straka in 1962. It is found in Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some to lots of water water and some to lots of sun. The slightly swollen stem can grow to 30 centimetres in diameter, the entire bush to four or even seven and a half metre in height. The flowers are white with a yellow throat.



Juvenile leaves


Adult leaves on a plant on Madagascar