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Buddleja pulchella

English: Red climbing sagewood; Afrikaans: Rooiranksaliehout

Buddleja pulchella - Scrambling, untidy shrub to 10m, ocassionally a small tree up to 10m in height and 20m in length. Width up to twice height. Sometimes scrambling into adjacent vegetation. Occurs on forest margins. Stem dark brown, flaking. Bark brown, stripping in flakes. Leaves covered in dense, rusty hairs. Flowers cream, sometimes with an orange throat, strongly scented (Jul-Aug). Attracts birds and insects. Fruit an oblong capsule about 5mm long, protruding from calyx (Aug-Oct). In nature it occurs from about 45m - 1600m above sea level.

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