Swaziland's Flora Database:
Allophylus decipiens (Sond.) Radlk.
(name current 2016)
Small-leaved False Currant
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Allophylus decipiens - Shrub up to c 3 m high, thinly hairy or almost hairless. Leaf stalk slender, c 3 cm long, blades tapering to both ends with few rather deep blunt lateral lobes, c 3 cm long x 2 cm wide, usually rather light green. Inflorescence rather dense, spike-like. Petals white or yellowish. Fruit fleshy, c 1 cm diam, scarlet.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.