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Apodytes dimidiata

Tree Number: 422

A most attractive tree with glossy dark-green leathery leaves and sprays of tiny sweetly scented white flowers. Its light coloured wood is hard, heavy and fine-textured and is used for flooring and furniture. Birds love the fleshy black berries that are flattened and tipped with a bright-scarlet succulent heel.

Family Name:
Common Name:
White pear
Plant Height:
6 to 18 m
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
November, December, January