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  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 03 / 2020

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    Daudu Yusuf


A shrub, with simple lanceolate leaves. It produces round, tiny and long pods. Geographic distribution is Sudan Savannah, Kano State Nigeria.


  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome Daudu Yusuf!
    Sorry for the first included link for H. pubescens is not working. Here is another link below, hope this one is working properly. Again its flowers would confirmed its species. If you still uncertain when it blooms, please resubmit with flowers photo then.

    September 14th, 2020 at 11:48pm

  • Daudu Yusuf Apprentice says:

    Thank you for your assistance in naming the plant.

    September 12th, 2020 at 11:25am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Link for another species Hollarrhena floribunda.

    September 12th, 2020 at 4:55am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Without flowers I’m wondering if this is in the dog bane family (Apocynaceae). The mature seeds would help to narrow down more. When it flower and you still don’t know, please resubmit with photo of flower For now check some genera in the family with similar looking fruits. The first included link is for Hollarrhena pubescens. Best wishes!

    September 12th, 2020 at 4:06am

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