Strange Fruit

This amazing bloom was as large as my hand and the huge towering tree from which it hung was coated in them and their cannonball like fruit. Known as the ‘Nagalingam’ flower, which we think directly translates as the ‘snakepenis’, the local women tell me that a tea can be made from the petals that is good for a woman’s womb after having a baby. So now you know!

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