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Xylotheca kraussiana

Xylotheca kraussiana

Family: Achariaceae    (Formerly:Flacourtiaceae)
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowers

African shrub or small multi-stemmed tree growing in the sandveld and widely distributed throughout the eastern parts of Southern Africa. Flowers are white with a dense central cluster of yellow anthers and resembling a small white rose. The pulp around the seeds is relished by birds.

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