Botanical name

Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata

Family

Celastraceae

Common Name

Silky Bark, Sybas
Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata
Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata
Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata
Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata

Description

Evergreen shrub or small tree to 10m. Leaves are ovate to elliptic, dark glossy green above and if snapped and drawn gently apart show silky threads. The flowers are creamy-green often tinged with red, and orange anthers.

Habitat

Forest margins

Flower Date

May to January