Ravenala madagascariensis

Traveller’s Tree, Traveller’s Palm, East-West Palm

The Traveller’s Tree (Ravenala madagascariensis), which can reach a height of up to 15 meters, is native to Madagascar. Its seeds are covered with a blue, waxy coating.

Ravenala madagascariensis

Family: Strelitziaceae
Origin: Madagascar (distribution map)
Height: Up to 15 meters, herbaceous plant, tree
Edible: The peeled seeds are supposed to be edible (Source)

Travellers Tree seeds

seeds Ravenala madagascariensis
The seeds of Ravenala madagascariensis can reach over one centimeter in length.

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