Schrebera alata, Khombva, Mulingwi, Mutwari, Wild Jasmine, Wingleaf Woodenpear. Seeds

Schrebera alata

Khombva, Mulingwi, Mutwari, Wild Jasmine, Wingleaf Woodenpear
Family: Oleaceae
Origin: South Africa
USDA Zone: 9-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

Wild Jasmine, Wingleaf Woodenpear. Small tree covered in sweet-scented flowers. New flowers are white - but get a pink color as they age. The specific epithet alata is from the Latin meaning "winged", referring to the fruit. Fruit a clavate capsule, 1-2", containing 8 winged seeds. This shrubby tree grows on the fringe of forest patches.

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