Two Kigelia africana fruits are developing here. Darker patches are at this stage still scattered along the young fruit surfaces. One of them retains for the moment a protruding pointed tip where the style has disappeared.
Once the fruit is mature its colour will be a uniform grey to pale grey-brown. By that time gravity will have convinced it to rather hang down vertically.
The tree, its stems covered in lichen, grows in the Caledon Botanical Garden (Coates Palgrave, 2002).
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