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Family: PEDALIACEAE 

 Uncarina peltata
 
 

    Big plant in a German BG.

  
Author:  Otto Stapf 1895
Family:  Pedaliaceae
Habitat:  North - Western Madagascar
Soil:  Rich Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  1-3 metres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Harpagophytum peltatum, John Gilbert Baker 1890

Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.

   This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name by Otto Stapf in 1895. It is found in northern to western Madagascar, growing in a rich and well drained soil with quite some water water and some sun. The swollen stem can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter and reach for one to three metres. The flowers are yellow. 

Photo from MoBot.