Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hypericum
Family: Hypericaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
aethiopicum
Sub Species
aethiopicum
NOTES

Perennial to 30cm with flattened stems from a woody rootstock. Leaves spreading and ovate with margins often revolute.


AUTHORITY
Thunb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers gland-dotted and 1 to many in a cyme
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
St Johns wort
Johanneskruid
Vleipisbossie
Sint Janskruid
Seerogbossie
Habitat
NOTES: Thus far only found at the bottom of the Morrison driveway
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Venereal disease treatments
The whole plant is used to treat venereal disease
Gynaecological treatments
Used for gynaecological problems and given to girls at puberty
Analgesics
Used for backache and pain in the loins
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Used to treat gastro-intestinal complaints
Renal treatments
Used as an enema for renal complaints
Eye, ear and nose treatments
Unspecified use
Skin treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic substances
Months
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Hypericum sonderi



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