Maytenus acuminata (L.f.) Loes. var. acuminata
(name current July 2011)
Growth form: Shrub
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Maytenus acuminata - (Umnama) Erect leafy shrub, spineless, hairless throughout. Leaves oval, tapering to both ends, stalk c 2 mm long, blade c 2 cm long x 1 cm wide, lower side paler, margins very shortly blunt-toothed. Flowers minute, solitary or very few together on short stalks along stems.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.