Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
lanceolata
NOTES

A dioecious shrub or small tree with trifoliolate leaves which have narrow undulate leaflets. The leaflets are gland-dotted and lemon-scented when crushed.


AUTHORITY
(Lam.) G.Don
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Unisexual flowers in terminal panicles
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
White ironwood
Witysterhout
Habitat
NOTES: Only found on the point of the peninsula
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Roots are used for gastro-intestinal complaints
Magical uses
Used as protective charms
Woodworking
The even-grained white wood is hard, strong and elastic
Fever treatments
Powdered roots are used as an emetic for febrile complaints
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Woodworking
An elastic wood which bends well and is suitable for furniture, turning and carving
Months
December
January
February
March
All year
Synonyms for Species
Toddaha lanceolata
Vepris undulata



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