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A picture of a Mufhala-Khwali

Mufhala-Khwali

Antidesma venosum

Also known as

Umtyongi

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Mufhala-Khwali

Antidesma venosum in flower (Geoff Nichols)
Male flower and leaf (Geoff.Nichols)

Mufhala-Khwali Overview

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.

Special features of Mufhala-Khwali

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Attractive flowers

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of Mufhala-Khwali

Other uses

Medicinal