Kigelia africana. Photo: Bart Wursten Shenstone, Mt Hampden. Kigelia africana. Photo: Bart Wursten By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp, Hwange NP. Kigelia Pinnata. Name: Kigelia Pinnata Common Name: Balam Khira Botanical Name: Kigelia Pinnata Availability: In Stock. A large Tree from tropical Africa with . Kigelia africana and Kigelia pinnata are widespread across Africa and found in wet savannah and riverine areas. The tree grows to 20 metres or more and is.

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Common in India, with many medicinal uses, the species’s distribution is pinnaa certainly anthropogenic. UQSt LuciaBrisbane. The seeds are removed as soon as the fruit is harvested for planting because they are viable only for a few weeks after harvest.

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Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images Tabebuia impetiginosa Pink Pinnqta Tree. Please enter your password Forgotten your ppinnata The flowers also remain open by day however, and are freely visited by many insect pollinators, particularly large species such as carpenter bees.

Kirkia 10 1 Page Leaflets oblong, leathery with rough hairs on both surfaces. In central Kenya, the dried fruits are used to make an alcoholic beverage called Punnata which is a core component in cultural events in Central Kenya.

Currently, the tree has possible cosmetic and pharmaceutical topical applications, particularly in the formulation of sun-screen skin lotion and creams, breast firming agents, anti-skin irritant and soothing agent, anti-reddening skin agent, anti-inflammation agents, anti-aging and anti-oxidant agents on the skin.

Flower bud in KolkataWest BengalIndia.

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The sausage tree grows a fruit that is up to 2 feet long, weighs about 15 lbs, and looks like a sausage. Their scent is most notable at night indicating that they are adapted to pollination by batswhich visit them for pollen and nectar.

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Oroxylum indicum Midnight Horror. Seed Availability Seeds are now available at our seed store. Kigelia africana with unripe fruits: A kigslia of herbalists claim that chewing a small amount of kigeli fruit has an aphrodisiac effect in men, but caution has to be taken since this may lead to the development of blisters in the mouth. Kigelia pinnata Sausage Tree. Views Read Edit View history.

Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Apart from the skin application, the fruit of the sausage tree has also been used as a purgative against dysentery. There are also a range of traditional uses for the fruit, varying from topical treatments for skin afflictions, to treatment for intestinal worms. Mainly grown as a curiosity and ornamental, both for its beautiful red flowers and its strange fruit.

He was thinking that it was too hot to be bothered with the arduous…. The fruit are kugelia by several species of mammalsincluding baboonsbushpigssavannah elephantsgiraffeshippopotamusesmonkeysand porcupines.

Based on the country where it grows, the sausage tree is given different pinanta dialect names. Traditionally, the stem bark is prepared by boiling with water to make a decoction that is prescribed kogelia patients.

The fresh fruit is poisonous and strongly purgative ; fruit are prepared for consumption by drying, roasting or fermentation Joffe ; McBurney The leaves, seeds and fruit pulp are dried, powdered and then applied to treat wounds. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Leaves on the tree in KolkataWest BengalIndia.

The poultice made from leaves is applied topically to treat backache. Southworld Culture August Kigelia Africana. Page 1 of 1. Individual flowers do not hang down but are oriented horizontally. Retrieved 14 December Uses Mainly grown as a curiosity and ornamental, both for its beautiful red flowers and its strange fruit. Red data list status: Continue Cancel Send email OK. If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password.

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Tecoma arequipensis Peruvian Tecoma. Medical plant Currently, the tree has possible cosmetic and pharmaceutical topical applications, particularly in the formulation of sun-screen skin lotion and creams, breast firming agents, anti-skin irritant and soothing agent, anti-reddening skin agent, anti-inflammation agents, anti-aging and anti-oxidant agents on the skin. The flowers are red in colour, trumpet-shaped and velvety on the inside. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kigelia africana.

All the parts of the tree fruits, leaves, bark and roots are widely used by traditional healers across different African cultures to treat several health conditions. Growing Environment Grows well in full sun. In some African cultures, women use the sap from the fruit of the tree for firming the skin around their breasts. Medium to large tree.