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Cussonia gamtoosensis

English: Gamtoos Cabbage Tree; Afrikaans: Gamtooskiepersol

Cussonia gamtoosensis - Usually (but not always) a many-stemmed cabbage tree. The natural distribution of this species, discovered in 1975, is limited to the immediate vicinity of the Gamtoos River. Listed as threatened in the Red Data Book. Preferring well-drained soil and lots of sun, it grows to a height of 2-4m. Semi-drought resistant. Makes a good pot plant. Flowers insipid. Fruit 8mm long, conical, fleshy, purplish, with bracts clasping the fruit, closely crowded alont the spikes. Foliage grey-olive.

- Cussonia gamtoosensis

 
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