Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
lucida forma lucida
NOTES

A dioecious, evergreen shrub which has shiny leaflets with few lateral veins. The leaves are trifoliate.


AUTHORITY
(L.) F.A.Barkley
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Small creamy yellow flowers in sparse terminal and axillary heads. The fruit is round and shiny brown when mature
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Glossy taaibos
Blinktaaibos
Rhus
Habitat
NOTES: Particularly common along the road in the Woodlands area
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Other uses
The bark was used for tanning
Woodworking
The wood is hard, tough and durable and makes good fence posts
Months
August
September
October
All year
Synonyms for Species
Rhus lucida
Rhus schlechteri



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