Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
obovata
Sub Species
obovata
NOTES

A shrub or tree with opposite, leathery, rounded leaves which have revolute margins. The wood is yellowish or reddish-brown, very hard, heavy, close-grained and slightly aromatic.


AUTHORITY
(Eckl. & Zeyh.) Bridson
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers are borne in stoutly pedunculate axillary cymes. The flower tube is as long as the lobes and the petals curl back. The ovoid fruit is black when mature
Colour: White
Common Name
Quar
Kwar
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Woodworking
A good general purpose timber
Months
December
January
All year
Synonyms for Species
Canthium obovatum



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