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Strophanthus gratus originates from West Africa. Strophanthus gratus is a climbing plant that gets up to 8 m high, sometimes even higher. Strophanthus may also grow as a shrub in culture. The seeds of this species are the source of Ouabain. Strophanthus gratus bears latex-like all members of the Apocynaceae, the dogbane family, do. The leaves are elliptic and get 18 cm long and 9 cm wide. They are glossy and the venation is clearly visible. The petiole is purple. The flowers of Strophanthus gratus are actinomorphic and consist of five corolla leaves. The corolla leaves are slightly bent to the ground. The flower is beautiful purple to pink in the center. Also, the white corolla leaves have a touch of rose, making them look very beautiful and special. The main flowering time of Strophanthus gratus in Africa is in November and December. The fruit is a capsule that gets 40 cm long. The orange seeds have many hairs that are sometimes quite long.

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