Swaziland's Flora Database:
Scolopia zeyheri (Nees) Harv.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Scolopia zeyheri - (Litabane) Small leafy tree, hairless throughout, sometimes with short straight spines. Leaves alternate, tapering to distinct stalk and to more or less pointed tip, margins slightly or not toothed, wavy, lance-shaped or oval, up to 6 cm long x 2 cm wide. Flowers dense or loose in axillary inflorescences, stalks up to c 5 mm long; calyx c 3 mm diam; style c 2 mm long with shortly divided tip..
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.