Buttercup Bush, Ochna prob. ovata, photo © Michael Plagens

Leathery elyptical leaves with serrated margins on medium-sized tree. Sepals yellow turning red after yellow petals fall. Fruit turns black when ripe.

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Micky Mouse Bush

Ochna sp. on the grounds of Gede Ruins, Kenya, photo © Michael Plagens

Name refers to the bright red fleshy sepals and black fruit. Five bright yellow petals. Leaves sharply serrate.

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Forest Ochna

Ochna holsti near Mt. Kenya, photo © Michael Plagens

The characteristic leaves grow in a flat plane.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, page created 27 March 2018.

By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya. I am a novice exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I encounter them I am teaching myself. If the reader finds an error, please let me know so that I can make corrections (use copyright link).