Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Buddleja
Family: Buddlejaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
saligna
NOTES

A tree with lanceolate, petiolate, discolourous leaves. The trunk is longitudinally furrowed and often twisted and gnarled. The wood is tough, hard, heavy and durable and makes good fencing posts and fuel.


AUTHORITY
Willd.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers are honey-scented and borne in large paniculate cymes. Each flower is cup-shaped with exserted anthers. The throat of the flower is often orange
Colour: White
Common Name
False olive
Witolienhout
Basteroilienhout
Wildevlier
Bastard olive
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Cough treatments
Leaf decoctions are used to treat coughs and colds
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Roots scraping are used by Whites as purgatives and root wine for anasarca
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Fuel
Wood makes good fuel
Months
August
September
October
November
December
January
All year
Synonyms for Species
Chilianthus oleaceus



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