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Species Information
 

tree    bark    leaves, inflorescence    tree    leaves, fruit   
leaves   
Heteropyxis natalensis Harv.
(name current September 2016)

Myrtaceae
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Medicinal
Other uses

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Heteropyxis natalensis - (Umhlosheni) Slender tree, hairless or almost so trunk irregular, bark whitish. Leaves often hanging, long-tapering to stalk, widest above middle, up to c 7 cm long and usually less than 1,5 cm wide, sometimes narrow-pointed, edges sometimes slightly wavy. Inflorescence many-flowered, rather lax. Flowers minute, greenish-white. Fruit c 2 mm diam.

* 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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