Mufhala-Khwali

Antidesma venosum

Umtyongi

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Antidesma venosum in flower (Geoff Nichols)
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This is an evergreen to semi-deciduous, dense rounded crown and blood-red flowered plant with an unpleasant scent attractive to insect-eating birds. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Special features

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Personality

Family

Phyllanthaceae

Flower colour

Green

Credits

profile iconAntidesma venosum
by Sifiso Mnxati, KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium, September 2014 (Copyright South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa)
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