Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Pterocelastrus
Family: Celastraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
tricuspidatus
NOTES

Small tree with thick, leathery, obovate leaves which have revolute margins. The branchlets, petioles and young leaves are pink to red.


AUTHORITY
(Lam.) Walp.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers are borne in short axillary cymes and the capsules are orange with 3 entire or toothed wings
Colour: White
Common Name
Cherrywood
Kershout
Kaarshout
Habitat
NOTES: A component of the riverine bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Unspecified medicinal uses
The bark is known to be used medicinally
Magical uses
Use unspecified
Firewood
Makes very good firewood
Woodworking
A strong, hard, fine-textured wood which is suitable for turning
Months
All year
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Pterocelastrus litoralis
Pterocelastrus stenopterus
Pterocelastrus tetrapterus



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