Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Scutia
Family: Rhamnaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
myrtina
NOTES

A scrambling shrub or small tree with recurved axillary thorns. Leaves usually opposite, ovate, leathery and glossy above. The wood is red and incredibly hard.


AUTHORITY
(Burm.f.) Kurz
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The tiny flowers are a yellow-green
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Katdoring
Cat thorn
Wag n bietjie
Droog my keel
Drogies
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Food
Ripe fruit are eaten despite being very astringent
Medicinal
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic substances
Months
October
November
December
January
February
All year
Synonyms for Species
Scutia commersonii



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