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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