Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Afrocanthium
Family: Rubiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
mundianum
NOTES

A shrub or small tree with large, opposite, softly hairy leaves. The leaves have characteristic pockets of hairs in the axils of the veins on the underside.


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


Colour
Notes: Greenish-cream flowers in axillary cymes. The calyx lobes are reduced to a rim
Colour: Green
Notes: Flowers creamy-green
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Rock alder
Klipels
Habitat
NOTES: Found on the rocky slopes of the gorge
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Medicinal
Unspecified medicinal uses
Woodworking
The wood is durable and termite and borer resistant
Other uses
Wood traditionally used in hut building
Months
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Plectronia mundiana
Canthium mundianum



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