Apodytes dimidiata

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Apodytes dimidiata (umDakane or white pear) is a bushy tree, with white fragrant flowers and small, dark red berries. It is usually about 5 m tall (but reaches a height of 20 m when growing in deep forest), and it is indigenous to Southern Africa. The taxonomical family placement for this and other Apodytes was uncertain; it is now placed in the Metteniusaceae. (Despite its English name, this tree is not related to the familiar pear...

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