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Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree


Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree)

For my firiend Terratoonie. This is the small sausage tree in Balboa Park which was planted 3 years ago. For a 10 foot tree it is loaded with sausage-like seed pods. Photo taken August 15, 2009.



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Can you eat these ? if not what do you do with them ??

15 Sep, 2009

 

Mushybanna,

As far as I know they are not edible...however, they are used medicinally.
This tree is grown as a novelty for the sausage-like seed pods.

15 Sep, 2009

 

Aaaaaah, the spectacular Sausage Tree....
Thanks, Delonix.... gone on my favourites :o)

15 Sep, 2009

 

Terratoonie:

You're welcome! There shall be more photos of Sausage trees soon...
this is the time of year the "sausages" are all over the trees.

15 Sep, 2009

 

Lol. Thanks. x

16 Sep, 2009



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