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Botanical name

Trichilia dregeana

Plant Care



Common name(s)

Forest mahogany



It has glossy, dark green foliage.

Uses in landscape design

This tree is a large shade specimen or avenue tree. It is suitable for warmer areas of the country. Indigenous gadening (South Africa)


This tree bears bunches of berries that split open in Autumn, revealing orange seeds with a black patch. 

Growth rate

Moderately Fast

Wildlife attractions


Other languages

Bosrooiessenhout (A) Umathunzini (Z) Umkkuhlu (X, Z) Mmaba (NS) 

It has glossy, dark green foliage.

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