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Elaeodendron croceum

Evergreen medium size tree with grey-to dark brown bark. Leaves are leathery and serrated, dark green above and paler green with dark veins on the underside. It is a member of the Spike thorn family with pale yellow fruit that turns to brown.

SA Tree No. 415

Family Name:
Common Name:
Common Saffron
Plant Height:
4 - 5 m
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May