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Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus

Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus
Common names: candlewood, cherrywood (English), kershout, kersiehout, rooikersiehout, witpeer, witpeerhout (Afrikaans), iBholo, iTywina, uTwina (isiXhosa).
Family: Celastraceae

... birds are the main dispersal agents of the seeds. Pterocelastrus This plant, being tolerant of a wide variety ... of more or less 80 species. There are 3 species of the Pterocelastrus genus in southeastern Africa. The genus name ... by Rock Pigeons, Mousebirds and other fruit-eating birds. Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus (Lam.) Sond. 409 Pterocelastrus ...

29 / 08 / 2005 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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