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Cancer bush

Sutherlandia frutescens


Infusions of the leaves thought to assist in a number of ailments including that it is a cure for cancer (from there the common name). However, very little scientific evidence to support the claims.


1st and 4th photo: Flowers. 2nd photo: Whole plant 3rd photo: Seed pods

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Lat: -33.78, Long: 18.46

Spotted on Oct 9, 2013
Submitted on Oct 9, 2013

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