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The flower by Dougbell, Inaturalist.org.


A larger plant from Islandelpescado.com.

Author:  Heinrich G. Adolf Engler, 1902
Family:  PEDALIACEAE
Origin:  Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  3-5 Meters
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings?
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Pedaliaceae family was described by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler. It is found in Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania, growing in a well drained soil or grit with some water and quite some sun. It will raise to three meters, and the flowers are usually white.

The genera name means 'Sesamun bush' a member of the same family. The species is named after Walter Carl Otto Busse,1868 1933, a German botanist.


A wild plant from Centre for Climate Change and Restoration of Land.