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Family: PEDALIACEAE 

 Sesamothamnus rivae
 

Photo from Shoalcreek Succulents.

  
Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf  Engler 1897
Family:  Pedaliaceae
Habitat:  Somalia, Ethiopia, Northern Kenya
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  28 centimetres
Height:  2-6 metres
Flower:  White - Brownish-White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Sesamothamnus erlangeri Engl. 1902. Sesamothamnus smithii Bak. ex Stapf  1906

Habitat p
hoto by Mark E. Olson.

 

   This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf  Engler in 1897. It is found in Ethiopia, Somalia and northern Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to 28 centimetres in diameter and reach a height of two to six metres. The flowers are white to brownish white with a reddish throat.

  
Flower by Soumen Aditya                                                       Flowers by Soumen Aditya