Coastal Golden-leaf or Mitzeeri
Afrikaans name: Bruin Stinkhout
The Coastal Golden-leaf is also known as the Mitzeeri.
This is a large tree that may exceed a height of 20 metres. It is found in a variety of forest and woodland habitats.
The fruit of the Coastal Golden-leaf are small and oval shaped. They go blackish as they ripen. The Coastal Golden-leaf does not bear fruit every year.
Before this tree sheds its leaves in autumn they take on the beautiful orange colour associated with this season. The Coastal Golden-leaf is not without leaves for very long as it replaces them during winter.
References and further readingField Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park - Author: Piet van Wyk - Year Published: 2008 - Page: 127
Sappi Tree Spotting: KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape - Author: Val Thomas and Rina Grant - Year Published: 2004? - Page: 186