Maerua crassifolia

Family: Capparaceae

 

Petals: No petals

 

Leaf form: Simple

 

Leaf margin: Entire

 

Habitat: Desert , subtropical regions

 

Life form: Tree

 

 

Description: Tree 3-8 m long, with a single stem and densely, crowded branching system above. Flowers white, 1 cm in diameter, arranged densely along the branches. Fruits legume-like, curved, with deep constrictions.

 

Usage: Leaves are used for intestinal diseases. Leaves and bark for cephalagia. Toothache and infected skin.


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