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Veliyath Gardens

Spanish-tamarind Fruit Plant ( Vangueria madagascariensis)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Round tamarind, African tamarind, Japanese tamarind, Spanish tamarind

Botanical Name: Vangueria madagascariensis

General Information:

Profusely branched evergreen shrub or small tree, Height: 2 - 15 meters. Native to Tropical Africa (Senegal to Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zanzibar, Madagascar)

Popular wild fruit, commonly harvested from the wild. Sometimes protected when land is cleared for cultivation

Cultivated for its fruits in several places in tropical Africa, India, Singapore, China, N Australia

Globose, yellowish-brown fruit, 20 - 45mm in diameter, Aromatic, subacid sweet flavor with a hint of apple. Wood is suitable for building construction, tool handles, and carving.

Health Benefits:

Fight against joint or digestion problems

Excess consumption may produce laxative effects

Recommended for joint problems, digestion, and liver health

Promotes weight loss, relaxation, and provides blood comfort

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate