Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Rapanea melanophloeos

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damp forest areas


low coastal

Flowering time


Medium to large evergreen tree.Leaves long, thick and leathery. Young leaves often pinkish/red. Flowers in clusters mainly below the leaves on older wood, greenish white in colour. Wood is pinkish-brown and used for superior furniture and for violins. Bark used medicinally.

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2017 / 3 / 25