SNTC Home Page

Swaziland's Flora Database

Search for botanical name:
 
Search for common name:
 
Search for SiSwati name:
 
Search in synonyms:
 

Species Information
 

Cryptocarya transvaalensis Burtt Davy
(name current July 2011)
Mountain Wild-quince
mkhonwana
umncabe
(Cryptocarya liebertiana)

LAURACEAE
Growth form: Tree

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Cryptocarya liebertiana - Tall tree. Leaves alternate, short-stalked, blade entire but usually with wavy edge, lance-shaped, very finely net-veined, paler below, c 7 cm long x 3 cm wide. Ovary stalkless, central. Style cylindrical, short. Fruit spherical or oval enclosed in enlarged hardened somewhat fleshy receptacle.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

Included in Tree Atlas.


map key