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Family: MELIACEAE 

 Entandrophragma caudatum
 

Juvenile plant.

  
Author:  Thomas Archibald Sprague 1910
Family:  Meliaceae
Habitat:  Central and Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  2 meters
Height:  30 meters
Flower:  Pale Green
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Mbuti, Bottle tree, Wooden banana, S. African bottle tree, Mountain mahogany.
Synonyms:  Pseudocedrela caudatum, Sprague 1908. Entandrophragma utile, Sprague  1910
Got it from:  Jesendorf, Germany
Year:  2004

   Got some large seeds from Ahlen, Germany in 2003.

  

This member of the Meliaceae family was first given this name by Thomas Archibald Sprague in 1910 and it is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The flowers are pale green, the fruits hard and 20 centimetres long (wooden bananas). It will raise to 30 meters, and the stem can grow to two metres in diameter.

A plant with one adult and one juvenile branch.