Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Ochna
Family: Ochnaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
serrulata
NOTES

Shrub or small tree with warty bark. Leaves glossy green, narrowly elliptic and finely toothed. Young foliage is red.


AUTHORITY
(Hochst.) Walp.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub/tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Bright yellow flowers 1 or 2 on short, leafless side shoots. The petals fall rapidly. Black fruits attached to persistent red sepals
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Carnival bush
Fynblaarrooihout
Small leaved plane
Rooihoutbos
small leafed redwood
Habitat
NOTES: A common understorey plant in the bush and on the bush fringes.
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Roots are used as an enema to treat gastro-intestinal problems including gangrenous rectitis
Bone treatments
Roots are used to treat bone diseases
Months
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Ochna atropurpurea



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