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Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata 'Silky Showers'

Common names: silky bark (Eng.); sybas (Afr.)
Family: Celastraceae

... is popular with birds, which aid distribution of the seed. Maytenus acuminata var. acuminata occurs south of the Zambezi ... and rocky outcrops on mountain slopes up to 1 500 m. Maytenus Maytenus acuminata is a lovely small tree for gardens ...

01 / 03 / 2004 | Anthony Hitchcock | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Maytenus oleoides

Maytenus oleoides in fruit
Common names: mountain maytenus ( Eng. ); klipkershout (Afr.)
Family: Celastraceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden November 2006 Maytenus oleoides is a shrub or small stocky tree about 4-6 m ... (Dec.) to release seeds that are covered by a yellow aril. Maytenus oleoides and Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus ... has distinctly 4-angled stems where those of Maytenus oleoides are rounded.   Pterocelastrus has a ...

20 / 11 / 2006 | Mandy Barnes | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Maytenus procumbens

Maytenus procumbens, fruits. (Ernst van Jaarsveld)
Common names: dune koko tree (Eng.); duinekokoboom (Afr.); umphono-phono (isiXhosa) umphophonono; (isiZulu)
Family: Celastraceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden September 2018   Maytenus procumbens is a scrambling, dense shrub or small ... release up to 6 seeds covered in a brilliant orange aril. Maytenus procumbens is not endemic to South Africa and is ... Bees, butterflies and small insects visit the flowers. Maytenus Propagate from both seed and cuttings. Sow fresh ...

10 / 09 / 2018 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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