Swaziland's Flora Database:
Vepris reflexa I.Verd.
(name current 2016)
Rock White Ironwood
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Vepris reflexa - (Ngumotane) Small aromatic thornless tree. Leaflets three, shortly stalked, more or less equal, oval, tapering to both ends, blunt-tipped, hairless, with many glands, up to c 7 cm long x 3 cm wide, edges slightly toothed and wavy. Flowers on short axillary inflorescences, male and female on different plants; males with eight stamens and 2—4-chambered ovary, style very short, stigma flat. Sepals four, short and blunt; petals four, c 4 mm long, cream-coloured. Fruit with 1—4 chambers, each one-seeded.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.