Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Colpoon compressum
Synonym (old name) - Osyris compressa
Common name - Cape Sumach
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Description Small tree/shrub growing on coastal dunes, lower mountain slopes. Berries are edible and the bark is used for tanning. Evergreen leaves are oval,blue-green with a grey bloom, stiff and leathery. Yellowish-green small inconspicuous flowers.
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