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Olinia ventosa

Common names: hard pear ( Eng. ); hardepeer (Afr.); umNgenalahla, iNgobamakhosi, iNqudu, umNonono (Xhosa)
Family: Oliniaceae

... Botanical Garden January 2006   Olinia ventosa is an evergreen forest tree of between 10-20 m in height. In ... several small seeds. According to Palmer & Pitman (1961), Olinia ventosa does not bear fruit regularly, sometimes only once every 5-7 ...

30 / 01 / 2006 | Penny Jaffe | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Olinia emarginata

Berries of Olinia emarginata
Common names: mountain hard pear (Eng.); berghardpeer (Afr.)
Family: Oliniaceae

... into winter. These attract birds to the garden. Olinia emarginata originates in Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Drakensberg and Gauteng, ... on rocky hill slopes in high-altitude grasslands. Olinia This is a very difficult species to propagate, from either seed or ...

04 / 06 / 2001 | Berenice Carolus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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