Cussonia paniculata

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Cussonia paniculata, habitus, Magaliesberg, a.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Genus: Cussonia
Species: C. paniculata
Binomial name
Cussonia paniculata
Eckl. & Zeyh.

Cussonia paniculata is a large evergreen shrub or small tree up to 5 metres (16 ft) in height native to South Africa. The plant has large and bold textured grey foliage.

Uses[edit]

The leaf is used ethnomedically to treat dysmenorrhea.

Cultivation[edit]

Cussonia paniculata is cultivated as an ornamental plant for planting in temperate climate gardens and in container gardens.

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