Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Olinia
Family: Oliniaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
ventosa
NOTES

A tree with glossy, dark green, obovate leaves which smell of almonds when crushed. The wood is hard, heavy and strong and is brown with paler areas.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Cufod.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White flowers in crowded axillary cymes with 3 flowers at the tip of each axis. The flowers are fragrant
Colour: White
Common Name
Hard pear
Hardepeer
Habitat
NOTES: Riverine bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Woodworking
A hard, tough wood suitable for turning and carving which used to be used for wagon making
Months
March
June
July
All year
Synonyms for Species
Olinia cymosa



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