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Shepherds Tree is an iconic species of tree found in Africa. It is easily recognizable by its unique and distinctive shape, and has become a popular tourist destination for people who want to see this natural wonder in the wild.

Shepherds Tree is a tall, slender tree that can grow up to 45 meters high. It has a spreading crown and long, thin branches that curve upward as they grow. The bark is dark brown or black, and is deeply ridged.

The leaves of Shepherds Tree are also distinctive. They are large, dark green, and heart-shaped with a pointed tip. They are arranged in clusters of three or four at the end of each branch.

The flowers of Shepherds Tree are small and white, and are borne in clusters of five or six at the tips of the branches. They have a sweet, vanilla-like scent.

The fruit of Shepherds Tree is a small, dark brown drupe that ripens from green to black. It is edible but not very palatable.

Shepherds Tree is found only in Africa, where it grows in open woodlands and savannas. It prefers well-drained soils and full sun exposure.

Shepherds Tree is best seen during the dry season, when the leaves are least likely to be covered in moisture droplets.

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Geeky Facts about the Shepherds Tree

Fact 1

The shepherd's tree is the most common of the eight species in its genus.

Fact 2

It requires a sunny position.

Fact 3

The root is used as a food in times of famine.

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