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Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree Flowers

Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree Flowers (Kigelia africana)

This is the sausage tree flowers.

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Terratoonie, I have better pictures of this tree I will post in the future. I have taken thousands of pictures of plants and trees in San Diego it is difficult to find certain ones. Sorry!

18 Sep, 2008


Delonix1 ~ You do very well with uploading pictures.
It takes me ages!
I'll look forward to more photos when you have time.
Maybe if you put a message on one of these where I've made a comment then I'll not miss the new pics. Thanks.

These flowers are unusual. The whole tree is unusual!

18 Sep, 2008


Very exotic - but what a name for a beautiful tree!

18 Sep, 2008


Spritz ~ The fruits which appear on this tree really do look like sausages. Lol.

18 Sep, 2008


The flowers are more interesting than the fruits though.
The fruit is used to produce an "anti-wrinkle" cream from its phyto hormones - kigeline.

7 Mar, 2009


That's interesting about the cream :o)

7 Mar, 2009


humm I forgot to say this cream from kigelia is mostly used for body skin, I'm not sure about the use for the face skin wrinkles, mostly for eczema and other face skin problems.

7 Mar, 2009



I've read there are many medicinal uses for this tree in Africa.

8 Mar, 2009

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