Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Maytenus
Family: Celastraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
acuminata var. acuminata
NOTES

A tree with alternate dark-green, glossy leaves. The toothed leaves are ovate to lanceolate and produce silky threads when broken.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) Loes
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Small white flowers in axillary fascicles, capsules yellow
Colour: White
Common Name
Silky bark
Sybas
Habitat
NOTES: Common in the riverine bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Bark is used to treat gastro-intestinal complaints
Woodworking
A hard fine-textured wood suitable for furniture, turning and carving
Months
December
January
July
June
March
November
October
September
Synonyms for Species
Celastrus acuminatus
Gymnosporia acuminata



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