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A picture of a Moth-Fruit


Acridocarpus natalitus

Also known as

The Binder, motvrug (Afr.), Umabophe, Umabophawentaba, Umabopha and Ihlalanyosi (Isizulu)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Moth-Fruit

moth fruit
Spray of flowers

Moth-Fruit Overview

Its beautiful flowers and fruit make this evergreen shrub or small tree an appealing garden subject which should be in most gardens in the warmer and coastal parts of South Africa. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Moth-Fruit

Attracts butterflies

Pot plant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Moth-Fruit

Other uses