Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Euclea
Family: Ebenaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
undulata
NOTES

A dioecious shrub or tree which is rusty granular on the young parts. The oblanceolate leaves are leathery, rusty granular and undulate.


AUTHORITY
Thunb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub/tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Fragrant flowers are borne in rusty-granular axillary racemes. The flower lobes are deeply cleft
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Common guarri
Gewone ghwarrie
Guarri
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
NOTES: Found in bush clumps in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Gynaecological treatments
Roots and bark are used for gynaecological complaints and taken regularly during pregnancy
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Roots are used as an enema or boiled in milk and taken orally and also used as a drastic purgative
Pain treatments
Bark is used for headaches and toothache
Heart treatments
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain toxic principles
Hangover treatments
A root decoction is used
Fodder
Leaves are used as fodder for stock
Woodworking
The wood is brown, hard, heavy, close-grained and durable
Months
December
January
February
March
April
All year
Synonyms for Species
Euclea myrtina



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