Afrikaans name: Gewone Kraaibessie
Leaves of the Common Crow-Berry tree
The Common Crow-Berry is also known as the Crowberry Currant-Rhus.
It is a small dense tree that grows to a height of anywhere between 2 and 12 metres.
The flowers of the Common Crow-Berry are small, yellow and star-shaped. It gets a fruit that looks like a flattended grape. Some people enjoy eating them.
Bark of the Common Crow-Berry tree
Various mammals eat the roots and leaves of the tree.
References and further readingSappi Tree Spotting: KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape - Author: Val Thomas and Rina Grant - Year Published: 2004? - Page: 162
The Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei - Author: Elsa Pooley - Year Published: 1994 - Page: 258
Trees of Southern Africa - 3rd edition - Author: Keith Coates Palgrave - Year Published: 2002 - Page: 579