Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
apiculata
NOTES

A shrub which is densely leafy and strongly sulphur smelling. The leaves are glossy, ovate and have a sharp tip and conspicuous oil glands.


AUTHORITY
E.Mey. ex Bartl. & H.L.Wendl.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers in round terminal clusters. Fruits 3-chambered
Colour: White
Common Name
Knoffelboegoe
Buchu
Habitat
NOTES: A common shrub towards the bush fringe
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal use
Unspecified medicinal use
Food
Adds garlic flavour to cooking and baking
Months
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
January
Synonyms for Species
Agathosma aristata
Barosma apiculate
Diosma apiculata
Hartogia apiculata



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