Small-leaf Guarri

Euclea undulata ?

Euclea sp in Kenya photo © by Michael Plagens

Observed on a wooded slope subject to intense grazing pressure. Kiserian, Kajiado, Kenya. Dec. 2014.

FRUIT: Spherical, fleshy fruit with tough skin. Turns orange when ripe.

SHRUB: A medium- to large-sized shrub with stiff intricate branches.

LEAVES: Leathery, simple leaves have smooth but wavy margins. Alternate on stems.


FLOWERS: Small cream-colored flowers on short spikes.

Ebenaceae -- Ebony Family

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Kenya Natural History

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