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Author: Jean-Henri Humbert, 1962
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  9 Centimetres
Height:  1,3-2,5 Meter
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name by
Jean-Henri Humbert in 1962. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some to lots of water and some to lots of sun. The stem can grow to nine centimetres or more in diameter, and around 130 to 250 centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.

The genera is named for the Uncarina tribe of Madagascar. The species is named after the Sakalava people.

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