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Schotia brachypetala (Weeping boer-bean)

Huilboerboon [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Family: Fabaceae > Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae > Genus: Schotia

Schotia afra (Karoo boer-bean)

Schotia brachypetala, National Botanic Gardens, Harare, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Seeds are evidently edible once they have been roasted.

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Publications

  • van Wyk, B.-E. & Gericke, N. 2000. People's Plants. A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Briza Publications, Pretoria.  

 

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