Pergularia tomentosa   

 Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE

Habitat: A climbing to semi-erect perrenial herb.

Description:  A climbing to semi-erect perrenial herb. Whole plant blue-whitish due to dense short hair. Tolerates frequent cutting and survives in the cultivated field. Excretes toxic white latex when injured. Used as a depilatory for leather and is sold in Niamey.

Uses: Fodder (whole plant), depilatory.



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