Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Heteromorpha
Family: Apiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
arborescens
NOTES

A shrub or small tree with smooth reddish bark which peels in waxy flakes. The alternate leaves are palmately or pinnately 1-9-foliolate with lanceolate, crenulate leaflets.


AUTHORITY
(Spreng.) Cham. & Schltdl.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Shrub/tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Greenish-white flowers in compound umbels. The flowers are foul smelling. The fruits are ribbed and 2-3 winged
Colour: Green
Common Name
Parsley tree
Wildepietersielie
Habitat
NOTES: Thus far only found on the riverbank at the popular swimming spot up the Geelhout
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Used for colic and dysentery
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Blood treatments
Used to purify the blood, stomach or kidneys.
Pain treatments
Used for headaches and abdominal pain
Nervous treatments
Unspecified use
Fever treatments
Unspecified use
Infertility treatments
Unspecified use
Strength enhancers
Unspecified use
Animal treatments
Bark decoction used to expel thread worms in horses
Scrofula treatments
Bark decoctions are used
Months
All year
December
January
Synonyms for Species
Bupleurum arborescens



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