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Grewia flava

Brandy bush (english)
Rosyntjiebos (afrikaans)
Morêtlwa (tswana)
Mureḓwa (venda)
Umhlalampunzi (zulu)

Taxonomy:

Family MALVACEAE
Genus Grewia
Specie flava
SA Plant Number 459.1
Basionym Grewia flava

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Description:

Grewia flava is a hardy, medium sized, drought resistant, deciduous shrub with blue green foliage with an asymmetrical base.

It bears abundant, yellow, scented, star-shaped flowers from October to March. When this compact shrub is in full flower it is a sight to behold.

The flowers are followed by 2 lobed, edible fruit that are irresistible to birds. Plant in a sunny spot in well-drained soil. It is a good fodder plant for cattle and game.

Size 2 to 4m

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Distribution:

Limpopo, North west, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu natal, Free state, Northern Cape 

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