Habitat: bushveld, along riverbanks and coastal forest
Uses: As a native African plant, it has been used and studied for it's anti-cancer properties 5. Having also a history of traditional uses, the sap of the tree is known to aid lung discomforts, stomach aches, and drunk as an aphrodisiac. The roots are used to treat sexually transmitted diseases.
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Culture: It is deciduous, losing its leaves in the winter.
USDA Zone: 8b-11
Accession # 200200015
Source: Rob Nicholson - Smith College
Provenance: Smith 336-98 [number on label recieved with plant]
Accession Date: 01-08-2002
Bench: 1104 - AFR:North Bench W
Currently: active - healthy
Qty: 1 confirmed on 10-10-2023
Poisonous Plant Parts - Not for Human Consumption contains indole alkaloids