Devil's Thorn

Vital Statistics


Name
Devil Thorn or Boot Protectors

Latin Name
Dicerocaryum senecioides

Description
Small annual herb with trailing stems. Leaves are opposite and toothed; flowers are pink-mauve in colour and trumpet-shaped.

Habitat
The plant is found in South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Seed
Seeds are held in a flattish capsule with 2 erect spines.

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