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Vepris lanceolata

SA Tree No. 261

This is a small to medium size tree. The bark is grey to pale brown with white and orange patches. The glossy green leaves have three spreading leaflets with wavy margins.  The crushed leaves typically have a citrus-like odour.  The small fruit turns black when ripe.


Family Name:
Common Name:
White ironwood
Plant Height:
3 - 10 m
Flower Colour:
Flowering Time:
December, January, February, March