Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Sideroxylon inerme subsp. inerme
Scientific name - Sideroxylon inerme subsp. inerme
Common name - Milkwood, Jakkalsbessie, Witmelkhout
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Habitat Coastal dune thicket and forest
Altitude low coastal
Description Lives to a great age. The Post Office tree at Mossel Bay is believed to be 600 years old.
Thick leathery shiny leaves, dark green, sometimes with rusty brown hairs when young.
Unpleasantly scented flowers, whitish green.
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