Afrikaans name: Grootblaaruiehout
The Large-leaved Onionwood is also known as the Broad-leaved Onionwood and is found from South Africa to Kenya and Sierra Leone.
This tree comes in various sizes. In some areas it is a shrub while in others it can grow to 40 metres tall.
The Large-leaved Onionwood gets tiny little white flowers and small capsule-like fruit.
The name 'Onionwood' arises from the wood of the tree having an onion-like smell when freshly sawn.
The wood is used for a variety of purposes including making poles, crates, toys and charcoal.