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Cephalanthus natalensis

Cephalanthus natalensis
Common names: strawberry bush, tree-strawberry, quinine berry (Eng.); witaarbeibos, witpruim (Afr.); mothotwe, motlholobu (Northern Sotho); murondo, mutsanda (Tshiv
Family: Rubiaceae

... in southern Africa; it falls under the gardenia family (Rubiaceae). A scrambling shrub or small tree with attractive ...

07 / 08 / 2017 | Lufuno Nenungwi | Free State NBG
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Breonadia salicina

Breonadia salicina
Common names: matumi, African teak, wild-oleander, Transvaal teak (Eng.); mingerhout, watermatoemie, waterboekenhout, basterkiaat (Afr.); mohlomê (Northern Sotho);
Family: Rubiaceae

... willow. Breonadia belongs in the gardenia family (Rubiaceae), the fourth largest flowering plant family in the world, consisting ...

05 / 06 / 2017 | Mpendulo Gabayi | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Vangueria esculenta

Vangueria esculenta
Common names: Chirinda wild-medlar, forest wild-medlar, (Eng.); Chirinda-wildemispel, bosmispel, blinkblaarmispel (Afr.); mobilo (Lobedu)
Family: Rubiaceae

... with 10 species native to southern Africa. It belongs in the Rubiaceae (gardenia family); this family has more than 11 000 species, which ...

18 / 07 / 2016 | Benjamin Festus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Oxyanthus pyriformis subsp. pyriformis

Oxyanthus pyriformis flowers and foliage (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: hatpins loquat, Natal loquat (Eng.); hoedespeldlukwart, Natallukwart (Afr.); isibinda esingakhali-amasi (isiZulu); umgungununu (siSwati)
Family: Rubiaceae

11 / 01 / 2016 | Alec Naidoo | Pretoria NBG
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Hyperacanthus amoenus

Hyperacanthus amoenus.Photo Geoff Nichols
Common names: Thorny gardenia (Eng.); Doringkatjiepiering (Afr.); Murombe (Tshivenda); Bembethu (Sesotho); isibhembedu, umbambangwe, umthembezwana (isiZulu); isende
Family: Rubiaceae

... germinate. Hyperacanthus amoenus belongs to the Rubiaceae family. The genus is relatively small in South Africa with only a few ...

25 / 11 / 2013 | Thompson T Mutshinyalo | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Coddia rudis

Coddia rudis
Common names: small bone apple (Eng.); kleinbeenappel (Afr.); umDondwane (Zulu); siKhwakhwane (Siswati); tshinapanapana (Venda)
Family: Rubiaceae

31 / 12 / 2011 | K w Sepheka | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Canthium ciliatum

Canthium ciliatum flowers & leaves © G. Nichols
Common names: hairy turkey berry (Eng.); harige bokdrol (Afr.); mulume-khoda (Venda); umnyushulumbe, umdakane, ubuchopho (Xhosa, Zulu), mvutfwamini (Swati).
Family: Rubiaceae

... same information to this species, since some species in the Rubiaceae (coffee family) respond differently in similar circumstances. The ... Canthium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It comprises shrubs and small trees. The leaves are deciduous and ...

24 / 01 / 2011 | Beate Hölscher | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Kraussia floribunda

Kraussia floribunda foliage and flowers
Common names: rhino-coffee; renosterkoffie, wildekornoelie (Afr); isiKhukhankobe, isiKhubashane, uTholomba (Zulu)
Family: Rubiaceae

08 / 11 / 2010 | Sarah Curtis | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gardenia volkensii

Gardenia volkensii flowers
Common names: bushveld gardenia, Transvaal gardenia (Eng.); Transvaalkatjiepiering, bosveldkatjiepiering, kannetjieboom, stompdoring (Afr.); morala (Northern-Sotho,
Family: Rubiaceae

23 / 08 / 2010 | Hester Steyn | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Mitriostigma axillare

Mitriostigma axillare illustration
Common names: dwarf-loquat (Eng.); dwerglukwart (Afr.) South African National Tree List no. 689.2
Family: Rubiaceae

... subfamily Cinchonoideae of the large, mostly tropical family Rubiaceae (coffee family). Possibly the best known member of this subfamily is ...

03 / 05 / 2010 | Hugh Glen | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Pavetta cooperi

Pavetta cooperi in bloom
Common names: Christmas bush, pompon bride's bush (Eng.); pomponbruidsbos, kers(mis)bos (Afr.); luphehlwane (Siswati); is-Anywana (Zulu).
Family: Rubiaceae

11 / 01 / 2010 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pavetta revoluta

P. revoluta Image Geoff Nichols
Common names: dune bride's bush ( Eng. ); duinebruidsbos (Afr.); umCilikishe (Xhosa); umHlabambaza (Zulu)
Family: Rubiaceae

31 / 12 / 2007 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pavetta

Common names: bride's bush, Christmas bush ( Eng. ); bruidsboom, bruidsbos, kers(mis)bos (Afr.)
Family: Rubiaceae

... stipules, a characteristic feature of the family Rubiaceae. Many fragrant flowers are borne in terminal, umbellate ...

24 / 12 / 2007 | Paul Herman | Pretoria NBG
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Pavetta schumanniana

Pvetta schumanniana:Image Geoff Nichols
Common names: poison bride's bush (Eng.); gifbruidsbos (Afr.); Sawoti (siSwati); Tshituku ( Venda ); isiMbuzana (isiZulu)
Family: Rubiaceae

12 / 02 / 2007 | Hugh Glen | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Pavetta lanceolata

Flowers
Common names: weeping bride's bush, forest bride's bush, bridal bush, Christmas bush ( Eng.); treurbruidsbos, bruidsbos (Afr.); umhleza, ilitoba, umgonogono, umphon
Family: Rubiaceae

... Interpetiolar stipules are a characteristic of the family Rubiaceae where small 'leaflets' at the base of the petiole are connate (cannot ...

20 / 11 / 2006 | Paul Herman | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Rothmannia globosa

Rothmannia globosa
Common names: September bells, bell gardenia (Eng.); klokkies-valskatjiepiering (Afr.); umGubhe (Xhosa); umPhazane (Zulu); Thudwane (Venda); siKoba (Swati)
Family: Rubiaceae

14 / 11 / 2005 | J K Baloyi | Pretoria NBG
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Gardenia cornuta

Flowers and fruit
Common names: Tonga gardenia, Natal gardenia, horned gardenia (Eng.); wilde-appel, Tongakatjiepiering, Natalkatjiepiering (Afr.); umhlahle, unomphumela, umvalasangw
Family: Rubiaceae

13 / 06 / 2005 | Mkhipheni Ngwenya | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Burchellia bubalina

Burchellia bubalina
Common names: wild pomegranate (Eng.); wildegranaat (Afr.); iThobankomo (X), isiGolwane (Z); maHlosana (Sw)
Family: Rubiaceae

... genus (only one species). It belongs to the coffee family, Rubiaceae, with over 500 genera and approximately 7 000 species that are found ...

14 / 02 / 2005 | Mhlonishwa D Dlamini | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Psychotria capensis

Fruits
Common names: black bird-berry, bird-berry, bastard lemonwood, lemon bush (Eng.); swart-voelbessie, voelbessie, baster-lemoenhout, lemoenbos (Afr.); iZele, isiThiti
Family: Rubiaceae

29 / 11 / 2004 | L Badenhorst | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Canthium inerme

Leaves and fruits
Common names: turkey-berry; common turkey-berry; criss-cross turkey-berry; Cape date (Eng.); gewone bokdrol; doringels (Afr.); umvuthwamini (Xhosa, Zulu); umnyushul
Family: Rubiaceae

... is the renowned and much-admired gardenia family, the Rubiaceae. The Rubiaceae holds the distinction of being the largest family of trees in ...

12 / 07 / 2004 | Jan-Hakon Burring | Kirstenbosch NBG
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