Botanical name

Cunonia capensis

Family

Cunoniaceae

Common Name

Butterspoon Tree - Rooiels
Cunonia capensis
Cunonia capensis
Cunonia capensis
Cunonia capensis
Cunonia capensis

Description

Evergreen tree up to 40m. high in wet forest. Leaves opposite - imparipinnate - glossy - serrate - enclosed in bud by conspicuous paddle-shaped stipules. Flowers in dense - spike-like - axillary racemes - whitish and scented. Wood is pale to rich red.

Habitat

Damp shady kloofs

Flower Date

March to June