Ostrich feathers may seem an unlikely insignia for the Prince of Wales but, strangely, they are. Somewhere along the way they then gave their name to this handsome tree of the Miombo woodlands, Brachsystegia boehmii, the so-called “Prince of Wales’ Feathers”. Join Gus, the African Plant Hunter, as he breaks free from the bonds of lockdown to explore some of the traditional medicinal uses of this characteristic Miombo species and reveals the source of “honeydew”, the golden nectar much loved by unsuspecting children around the world……!

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