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Sickle bush

Dichrostachys cinerea

Description:

Dichrostachys cinerea, known as sicklebush, Bell mimosa, Chinese lantern tree or Kalahari Christmas tree (South Africa), is a legume of the genus Dichrostachys in the Fabaceae family.

Habitat:

Shrub lands, less dense forest areas.

Notes:

The blossom made the plant very conspicuous the morning I found it. It never made as much impression on other days when undecorated.

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dotun55
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dotun55

Lagos, Ogun, Nigeria

Spotted on Mar 22, 2014
Submitted on May 17, 2014

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