Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
ovata
NOTES

A leafy shrub which is usually sparsely branched and is herb scented. The oval leaves are dark green above and paler below with scattered oil glands.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) Pillans
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Purple axillary flowers and fruits 5-chambered
Colour: Purple
Notes: Flowers may be white
Colour: White
Notes: Flowers may be pink
Colour: Pink
Common Name
False buchu
Basterboegoe
Bosboegoe
Rivierboegoe
Wildeboegoe
Oval leaved buchu
Buchu
Habitat
NOTES: Grows on the fringes of the bush
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Nervous treatments
A leaf tea is used for nervous complaints
Months
January
February
March
April
March
July
August
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Barsoma acutata
Diosma ovata
Barsoma oblonga
Barsoma ovata



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