Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Scolopia
Family: Flacourtiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
zeyheri
NOTES

A thorny tree with leathery leaves that are entire or sparsely toothed and have a waxy layer on the upper surface. The bark is grey and flaky.


AUTHORITY
(Nees) Harv.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Small greenish flowers, with very reduced petals, are borne in axillary racemes. The round, red fruits are tipped with the remains of the persistent style
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Thorn pear
Doringrooipeer
Habitat
NOTES: Common in the riverine bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Woodworking
The wood is hard, heavy and difficult to work.
Months
April
May
June
July
All year
Synonyms for Species
Scolopia ecklonii



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