Afrikaans name: Worsboom
The Sausage Tree gets its name for its huge elongated fruit (which doesn't really look like a sausage...)
The fruits of the Sausage Tree can be 50 cm long and weigh over 3 kg. The fruit is not edible and may even be poisonous.
The Sausage Tree can reach a height of 20 metres.
References and further readingA Field Guide to the Trees of Southern Africa - Author: E. Palmer - Year Published: 1983 - Page: 313
A site-by-site guide to trees in the Kruger National Park - Author: Marissa Greeff - Year Published: 2017 - Page: 10
Everyone's Guide to Trees of South Africa - Author: Keith, Paul and Meg Coates Palgrave - Year Published: 1989 - Page: 99
Kruger - Portrait of a National Park - Author: David Paynter with Wilf Nussey - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 28
Pocket Guide - Trees of Southern Africa - Author: Piet van Wyk - Year Published: 2013 - Page: 129
Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southern Africa - 2nd edi - Author: Editor - Alan Duggan - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 392
Sappi Tree Spotting: Lowveld - Author: Jacana - Year Published: 1997 - Page: 216
Sasol First Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa - Author: Elsa Pooley - Year Published: 1999 - Page: 7
The Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei - Author: Elsa Pooley - Year Published: 1994 - Page: 452
Trees of Southern Africa - 3rd edition - Author: Keith Coates Palgrave - Year Published: 2002 - Page: 1013
What Tree is That? - Author: Hazel Stokes - Year Published: 1967 - Page: 31
Wild Issue 25 - Author: - Year Published: 2013 - Page: 70