Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Montinia
Family: Montiniaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
caryophyllacea
NOTES

A dioecious, stiffly erect, hairless shrublet which gets its common name from the fact that the pods rattle when shaken.


AUTHORITY
Thunb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers are terminal and the males are bone in cymes while the females occur in ones or twos. Male flowers are smaller than the females
Colour: White
Common Name
Rattle pod
Bergklapper
Peperbossie
Habitat
NOTES: A common veld plant
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic substances
Animal treatments
Unspecified use
Months
April
May
July
July
August
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Montinia acris
Montinia reutescens



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