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Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree and Pods

Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree and Pods (Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree)

This sausage tree at the San Diego Zoo had many sausage-like seed pods on it. Photo taken on very warm Jan. 22, 2013.

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Lovely.. fascinating.. Added to GoYpedia :o)

23 Jan, 2013


I still need to take the photos of my small sausage trees. Although, I'm going to post more pics of this sausage tree for you. :>)

24 Jan, 2013


So that's a sausage tree! Very fat sausages,pity they are'nt edible. Does any animal eat them?

24 Jan, 2013


Hi Feverfew ..
If you click on top right ..
'Featured on Sausage Trees'
... you'll see lots more !!! :o)))

24 Jan, 2013



Yes, that's a sausage tree. There probably 50 trees at the San Diego Zoo. The pods are used medicinally.

I'm sure there's animals in tropical Africa that eat sausage-like pods.

26 Jan, 2013

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