Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Calodendrum
Family: Rutaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
capense
NOTES

A tree with smooth, grey bark and large, opposite, elliptic, aromatic leaves. The veins are prominent on the lower surface. The wood is hard.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) Thunb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers have a number of long sterile stamens which are dotted with purple spots. The flowers are borne in terminal panicles. Fruit a knobbly, brown capsule
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Cape chestnut
Wildekastaiing
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the bush close to the river bank up the Geelhout and between Eastcot and Galpin
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Medicinal
Unspecified use
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Woodworking
Wood of medium density and hardness which is suitable for furniture, turning and carving
Months
September
October
November
December
All year
Synonyms for Species
Dictamnus capensis



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