Kew Bull. 19: 523
Bos 2295 (BR, K, WAG); van Harten 146 (K, WAG)
Small understory tree which will grow up to 15 m and reaching 60 cm Ø; tree sometimes gregarious. It can be a weed tree in plantations. Leaf simple, alternate; margin entire but with fine teeth close to the tip; venation scalariform. Fruit a small capsule of about 5 mm long, containing one or two seeds with arils. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Ochtocosmus africanus.