Swaziland's Flora Database:
Kraussia floribunda Harv.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree/shrub
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Kraussia floribunda - Shrub, hairless throughout. Leaves opposite, stalk c 3 mm long, blade broadly lance-shaped c 8 cm long X 2 cm wide, stipules triangular, pointed. Inflorescences axillary, loosely branched, with slender axes, sometimes hanging; bracts not united. Calyx c 3 mm long, 4-6-lobed, divided half-way, tube shallow bell-shaped; corolla white, c 1,2 cm long, five-lobed to below middle, tube bell-shaped, hairy within, lobes spreading; stamens five, slightly protruding; ovary two-chambered with one or two ovules in each chamber, style thick, long-protruding, stigma two-lobed, lobes clinging together by hairs, with short wavy membranous wings. Fruit black, spherical, c 7 mm diam.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.