Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Searsia
Family: Anacardiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
chirindensis
NOTES

A dioecious, deciduous shrub or tree. The trifoliate leaves have stalked leaflets with slightly wavy edges. The wood is of good quality.


AUTHORITY
(Baker f.) Moffett
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Minute yellowish-green flowers are borne in axillary and terminal heads. The fruit is round and shiny and turns bright red when mature
Colour: Green
Common Name
Bostaaibos
Rhus
Habitat
NOTES: Grows along the road near Galpin's gate
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Heart treatments
Bark is used to treat heart and circulatory problems and to strengthen the blood
Rheumatism treatments
Unspecified use
Food
The fruit is said to be edible
Woodworking
A hard, strong wood suitable for furniture
Months
November
December
January
February
March
All year
Synonyms for Species
Rhus acuminata
Rhus chirindensis
Rhus legatii
Searsia legatii



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