Fakara Plants
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Guiera senegalensis   J. F. Gmel.
Zarma name: sabara, saabara
A shrub abundant on roadsides, hillsides and fallowed lands.
Uses: Fodder (leaves), medicine (leaves)
Notes: There is a proverb in Zarma, hJaw na saabara garu dinga kusah which means that before the dry season saabara already has dust on the leaves therefore it refers to the person who has lots of knowledge and experiences. However, the wood is not durable and of limited value.
1. Flower head
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2. Habit 3. Cluster of fruits
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