Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Podocarpus
Family: Podocarpaceae (Gymnosperm)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
falcatus
NOTES

A large tree with a thick trunk and flaking bark. Leaves small, dark green or greyish, hard and leathery with a sharply pointed apex. This is a cone bearing plant.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) R.Br. ex Mirb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The female cones produce only a single seed at the end of a fleshy stalk. The seeds take a full year to mature
Colour: Leaves only
Common Name
Bastergeelhout
Common yellowwood
Outeniqua yellowwood
Yellowwood
Outeniquageelhout
Habitat
NOTES: There is a large stand of these trees on the farm Eastcot
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Charms
Bark is burnt in kraals to prevent cattle from straying
Medicinal
Unspecified medicinal uses
Woodworking
The wood is valuable for furniture and boat building
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Podocarpus gracilior
Afrocarpus falcatus
Decussocarpus falcatus
Nageia falcata
Nageia meyeriana
Podocarpus gracillimus
Podocarpus meyerianus
Taxus falcata



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