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Mimusops obovata

Mimusops obovata with fruits.  Image Geoff Nichols
Common names: red milkwood (Eng.); rooimelkhout (Afr.); amaSethole-ehlathi, umNolwe, umPhumbulu, (isiZulu); umTunzi wehlathi (isiXhosa)
Family: Sapotaceae

... Herbarium December 2013     Mimusops obovata is a medium to large evergreen tree, up to 20 m tall, with ... Fruiting time is from October to February. Mimusops is a small genus of about 40 species. Approximately 20 species are ...

02 / 12 / 2013 | Sifiso Mnxati | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Mimusops caffra

Fruit of Mimusops caffra
Common names: coast red milkwood (Eng.); kusrooimelkboom, moepel (Afr.); umhayihayi amasethole-abomvu, umthunzi, umnweba waselwandle, umnole, umagayi, umkhakhayi (Z
Family: Sapotaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2006 Mimusops caffra is a small to medium-sized tree up to 15 m high. In an ... eat the fruit. Monkeys in particular spread the seed. Mimusops Mimusops caffra is grown from seed. The best time to sow seed ...

28 / 08 / 2006 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Mimusops zeyheri

Common names: Transvaal red milkwood (Eng.); moepel (Afr.); mmupudu (Northern Sotho); umpushane (Zulu); nhlantswa (Tsonga); mubululu (Venda)
Family: Sapotaceae

... Sisulu National Botanical Garden June 2005 Mimusops zeyheri is potentially a large, evergreen tree with a rounded crown ... carry it some distance for effective seed dispersal. Mimusops The Transvaal red milkwood is easily cultivated and best utilized ...

06 / 06 / 2005 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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