sausage tree


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sausage tree

n.
A tropical African tree (Kigelia africana), having pinnately compound leaves, clusters of scarlet bell-shaped flowers, and large gourdlike fruit hanging on long stalks.
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Native to Eastern Africa, the Kigalia, or Sausage Tree as it's more commonly known, produces fruit that can grow up to three feet long.
A quick trip along the river took us to Sausage Tree Camp and more spectacular tents overlooking the water.
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Sausage Tree in the Lower Zambezi is magical for canoeing.
They landed in a big sausage tree close to us and so we went and concentrated our search there again, although we had been through that patch numerous times already.
At the southern terminus, they planted a sausage tree that, in 20 years, will stand 50 feet tall.
I fall asleep wondering who decided to pitch the tent under a sausage tree. Intentional, perhaps, or a prank, to give the dudes a thrill?
MY SAUSAGE TREE Our house went vegetarian, now every meal's meat-free.
THERE is a Sausage Tree that grows in South Africa's Krugar National Park.
The boxing tournament, staged at The Tunnel House Inn, attracted a crowd of 300, and raised more than pounds 20,000 for three charities - the Motor Neurone Disease Association, the Brain Tumour Research Campaign and the Zambian children's charity, Sausage Tree.
Another ingredient of focus is Kigelia africana, the African sausage tree, which demonstrates a number of properties relevant to the skin care markets, including strong anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, as well as key skin firming and tightening effects.
38 The sausage tree, which has mouse-smelling flowers and sausage-shaped fruit, is native to which continent?