Botanical name

Halleria lucida

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Common Name

Tree Fuschia - Notsung
Halleria lucida
Halleria lucida
Halleria lucida
Halleria lucida
Halleria lucida

Description

Evergreen tree from 10 to 30 metres. Birds enjoy the edible fruit and the nectar from the brick red and yellow tubular sessile flowers. Leaves drooping - ovate - thinly leathery - bright green above. Fruit fleshy - ovoid - black when ripe - but not tasty.

Habitat

Damp and shady coastal kloofs