Colpoon compressum dt

Colpoon compressum dt

Observation - Colpoon compressum dt - Southern Africa. Description: Glaucous hemiparasitic shrub or small tree to 5 m. Leaves mostly opposite, ovate-elliptic, leathery, margins thickened. Flowers in delicate terminal cymose panicles, greenish, buds 1.7--2.4 mm diam. Fruits a red to black drupe to 17 12 mm. Name ch

Glaucous hemiparasitic shrub or small tree to 5 m. Leaves mostly opposite, ovate-elliptic, leathery, margins thickened. Flowers in delicate terminal cymose panicles, greenish, buds 1.7--2.4 mm diam. Fruits a red to black drupe to 17 12 mm.

Name changed back from Osyris to Colpoon. This change is not yet reflected in the Dictionary, but it is in the new Cape Plants.