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Osyris compressa

Tree Number: 99

Greyish shrub or small tree with oval leaves and bearing delicate, terminal clusters of greenish flowers. Occurs mostly on coastal dunes and can be seen at the Creek. Fleshy, oval fruit ripens to shiny red to purplish black and is enjoyed by birds.

Family Name:
Common Name:
Cape sumach
Plant Height:
2 - 5 m
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
December, January, February, March, April, May, June, July