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Q.Seed Pod

Zone sheffield UK | lbbcde@hotmail.co.uk added on April 24, 2020 | Answered

Can anyone identify the seed pods and the plant that germinated from them? They were found on a beech in Mauritius.

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Answered on April 24, 2020

Did the seeds look like coffee beans? The leaf is similar to coffee leaves and there is a type of coffee grown on Mauritius: Café de Chamarel. Bougainvillea and lantana also are popular on the islands but the leaves don't look the same. Lots of palms are indigenous.


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