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Plant species: Entada rheedei

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Scientific name Entada rheedei

Family Fabaceae
Malagasy name Karabo, Vahankarabo, Vaheamiolana, Vaheasolana, Vahebe, Vahinikarabo, Vihinkarabo, Voankarabo
English name African Dream Herb, Snuff Box Sea Bean, Monkey ladder, Elephant climber
Other languages
Use by people Used in African traditional medicine to induce vivid dream. also used as a topical ointment against jaundice, toothache, ulcers and to treat muscular-skeletal problems
Description Distribution Picture made in (year and area)

Liana in dry till humid forest, distributed over Africa, Asia and Pacific March 2012

  Garden Zazamalala, east of Morondava
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Pictures of flowers and fruits
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