Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Burchellia
Family: Rubiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
bubalina
NOTES

A shrub or small tree with opposite, elliptic leaves which are glossy above and have revolute margins. The wood is hard, dense and close-grained. The flowers contain a lot of nectar and attract birds.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) Sims.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Shrub/tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Velvety, tubular flowers are borne in few-flowered terminal heads
Colour: Orange
Common Name
Wild pomegranate
Wildegranaat
Buffelshoring
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush and bush fringes
HABITAT NAME: Bush
NOTES: Grows at the edge of the bush but not out in the middle of the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal
Unspecified use
Animal treatments
Unspecified use
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Months
September
October
November
December
All year
Synonyms for Species
Lonicera bubalina
Burchellia capensis



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