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It is a spiky plant that grows from 1.5M-2M high. It’s a widely common in a semi arid region. It has large leaves full of thorns with a red sweat fruit surrounded by spikes. The fruits are edible by humans, birds and domestic animals

The leaves are quite important that play a major role in some communities. The leaves are cut from fully plant then spread in a line of a compound to make a constructive fence. During dry season the leaves are sliced into small piece after all thorns are burned then it is used as animals’ fodders. Leaves have high percentage of cellulose and help in digestion. The flower plays a major role in ecosystem where it facilitates nectars for bees. Cactus plant is sometime grown in a deep valley so as to control soil erosion by the help of roots and leaves

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