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Dais cotinifolia

Tree Number: 521

Found naturally in coastal thicket of Eastern Cape and KwaZulu Natal. Masses of pinkish-mauve pompon-like flowerheads grace this tree in flowering season lasting up to two weeks. The fruit is a very small reddish-brown nutlet. Stripped bark can be plaited to make a strong rope. Wood is used as fuel.

Family Name:
Common Name:
Pompon tree
Plant Height:
2 - 6 m
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
November, December, January, February