Swaziland's Flora Database:
Protorhus longifolia (Bernh.) Engl.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Protorhus longifolia - (Imfuce, Umhlangoti) Good-sized evergreen leafy tree, hairless. Leaves simple, opposite or nearly so; stalk up to 4 cm long; blade up to 15 cm long x 3,5 cm wide, blunt, margin often wavy, lateral veins parallel. Male and female flowers mostly on different plants, small, regular, calyx saucer-shaped, petals five, stamens five with flattened filaments. Male flower green outside, white inside, in much-branched inflorescence up to 12 cm long. Styles three. Fruit fleshy, one-seeded.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.