Swaziland's Flora Database:
Heteromorpha arborescens (Spreng.) Cham. & Schltdl. var. abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) H.Wolff
(name current 2016)
Peeling-bark Parsley Tree
Growth form: Shrub
Found within protected areas
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Heteromorpha arborescens - (Umbangandlala) Small much-branched tree, hairless except for minute downy hairs on umbel rays. Leaf stalk slender, up to 3 cm long; terminal leaflet long-stalked, blade tapering to pointed tip, margins horny, slightly irregular up to 10 cm long x 4 cm wide, usually less; one or two pairs of lateral leaflets, slightly smaller and almost stalkless. Inflorescences terminal and on lateral branches; rays of main umbel numerous, c 2 cm long; flower-stalks c 3 mm long; flowers greenish-yellow. Fruits c 4 mm long, strongly ribbed with conspicuous oil-glands.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.