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Uncaria grandidieri Kuntze
Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 481. 1891 [5 Nov 1891] (incorrect name Art. 11.4)
Family: PEDALIACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Uncarina grandidieri (Baill.) Stapf
Nat. Pflanzenfam. [Engler & Prantl] iv. 3b. 261 (1895) (sphalm. didieri). [et also: Ihlenf. & Straka in: Z. Bot. 50(2): 157. 1962 isonym] Engl. & Prantl

Uncaria grandidieri (Uncarina grandidieri) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
For several weeks in early summer the bare stems of this plant bear a mass of bright yellow flowers.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Uncarina grandidieri (Baill.) Stapf
Nat. Pflanzenfam. [Engler & Prantl] iv. 3b. 261 (1895) (sphalm. didieri). [et also: Ihlenf. & Straka in: Z. Bot. 50(2): 157. 1962 isonym]
Synonymy: 6
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Succulent Sesame, Mouse trap tree, Unicorn tree


27194 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Uncaria grandidieri (Uncarina grandidieri) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
27195 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
The bright yellow flowers with dark throats are pollinated by beetles and have sticky pollen suited to this task. (Uncarina grandidieri) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini

27196 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
The deciduous leaves are pubescent and feel slightly sticky, producing an unpleasant odour when rubbed. (Uncarina grandidieri) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
27725 RapCactus Raimondo Paladini
Uncaria grandidieri (Uncarina grandidieri) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini


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