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Trichilia dregeana

Large specimen of Trichilia dregeana, with dark foliage
Common names: forest mahogany, forest Natal-mahogany, Cape mahogany, thunder tree, Christmas bells, red ash (Eng.); rooiessenhout, bosrooiessenhout, basteressenhout
Family: Meliaceae

... to autumn, between January and May. The Natal mahogany, Trichilia emetica , is a tree that superficially resembles ... as opposed to the more open habitat of T. emetica . Trichilia  is a relatively large genus of trees and shrubs ... encountered outside of its natural habitat. Flowers of  Trichilia dregeana  are visited by both bees and ...

13 / 12 / 2004 | Jan-Hakon Burring | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Trichilia emetica

Trichilia emtica fruits.Photo Geoff Nichols
Common names: Natal mahogany; rooiessenhout (Afr.); mamba (Northern Sotho); umathunzini (isiZulu); umkuhlu (SiSwati); umkhuhlu (isiXhosa); nkulu (Xitsonga); mutuhu
Family: Meliaceae

... M.S. Mothogoane National Herbarium, Pretoria April 2014   Trichilia emetica is an evergreen medium-to-large tree, up to ... pairs. Flowers are creamy green and sweetly scented. Trichilia emetica flowers in August to November. The fruit is ... and almost completely enveloped by a bright red aril. Trichilia emetica is widely distributed in the eastern part ...

28 / 04 / 2014 | M.S. Mothogoane | National Herbarium Pretoria
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