Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Schotia
Family: Fabaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
latifolia
NOTES

A tree which has leaves with thick stalks and 3-5 pairs of opposite leaflets.


AUTHORITY
Jacq.
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers in loose, open panicles. Stamens are joined. Pods cinnamon-brown with a persistent rim and oval, flattened seeds with a large yellow aril
Colour: Pink
Notes: Some of the flowers are white
Colour: White
Common Name
Bush boer bean
Bosboerboon
Boerboon
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Food
Young beans and seeds are edible. Seeds are sometimes roasted
Months
All year
November
December
January
Synonyms for Species
Omphalobium schotia
Theodora latifolia
Schotia cuneifolia
Schotia diversifolia



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