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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

... Botanical Garden March 2021 Acknowledgements : photos of Pavetta zeyheri subsp. zeyheri by Ernst van Jaarsveld and ... as large as a pea, and ripens from green to black. Pavetta zeyheri is not endemic to South Africa and also ... distribution. Larva of a limacodid moth feed on leaves. Pavetta Most species from this genus are quite hardy plants, ...

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

... on the roots of legumes that fix nitrogen from the soil. Pavetta A fairly tough plant that does best in the full sun, ... with compost for best results and water well in summer. Pavetta cooperi can be grown as a single specimen plant as it ... in South Africa, either small trees or shrubs. The name Pavetta is derived from pawatta, the Sri Lankan (Sinhalese) ...

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

... NBG Giles Mbambezeli Kirstenbosch NBG December 2007 Pavetta revoluta is an evergreen shrub up to 6 m high. The ... when ripe. Flowering time: late spring to early summer. Pavetta revoluta occurs from Port Alfred up through the ... are eaten by some birds and so the seeds are dispersed. Pavetta Pavetta revoluta can be grown from seeds or cuttings. ...

31 / 12 / 2007 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Common names: bride's bush, Christmas bush ( Eng. ); bruidsboom, bruidsbos, kers(mis)bos (Afr.)
Family: Rubiaceae

... Herbarium, Pretoria December 2007 Species of the genus Pavetta are evergreen trees, shrubs or dwarf shrubs, upright, ... about February, turning black with maturity.   The genus Pavetta contains about 400 species occurring in the Old World ... pore above each bacterial nodule (Herman et al. 1986b). Pavetta With their dainty, snow-white, sweetly scented ...

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

... round, buff to black, fleshy, up to 8 mm in diameter. Pavetta schumanniana grows in open woodland and bush clumps ... failure (Coates Palgrave 2002). A few other species of Pavetta are also known to be poisonous, and act in the same ... doses did produce symptoms in rats. Like most species of Pavetta, the leaves of the poison bride's bush have black ...

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

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

... Paul Herman National Herbarium, Pretoria November 2006 Pavetta lanceolata is an evergreen tree or shrub, up to 5 to ... contain one or rarely two, small, hard, spherical seeds. Pavetta lanceolata is fairly common in the summer-rainfall ... the fruits and these are obviously distributed by birds. Pavetta This densely leafy, evergreen plant can be ...

20 / 11 / 2006 | Paul Herman | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pavetta gardeniifolia

Flowers of Pavetta gardeniifolia
Common names: Christmas bride's bush, Christmas bush, kersbruidsbos (Afr.)
Family: Rubiaceae

... 2002 Usually a deciduous shrub (3 m high x 2 m wide), Pavetta gardeniifolia may occasionally develop into a small ... People and monkeys also eat the fruits. All species of Pavetta have bacterial nodules on the leaves - they look like ... in nodules on the roots of legumes fix it from the soil. Pavetta Propagate from seed sown in spring. This is an ...

25 / 11 / 2002 | Pitta Joffe | Pretoria NBG
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