17 juin 2014

Hottentot Plant (Carpobrotus edulis)

Griffe de Sorcière The coastal areas of Portugal & Spain are carpeted with these magnificent flowers. Exists in two colours (Yellow & Pink). The leaves are succulent and it's  juice is used as an antiseptic.The fruits are edible & looks like a  fig. The Portuguese navigators used to carry these figs during their expedition.
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