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Pavetta zeyheri subsp. zeyheri

Pavetta zeyheri
Common names: grey-leaved bride’s bush, small-leaved bride’s bush, narrow-leaved bride’s bush (Eng.); fynblaarbruidbos (Afr.); igcegceleya, igceya (isiXhosa);
Family: Rubiaceae

...  is a genus of flowering shrubs and trees in the family Rubiaceae. It comprises about 350 species of trees, evergreen shrubs and ... and described many new species. When Launert revised the Rubiaceae in 1966, he sank,  P. lasiopepulus,  one of Bremekamp’s new ...

15 / 03 / 2021 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Canthium spinosum

Canthium spinosum (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: thorny turkey-berry, coastal turkey-berry, coastal canthium, thorny rock-alder (Eng.); doringklipels, doringbokdrol (Afr.); ubuchopho benja, isiphamba
Family: Rubiaceae

16 / 07 / 2018 | Cathbert Makgakga | National Herbarium Pretoria
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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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