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Species Information

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

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.

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