Elaeodendron transvaalense

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Elaeodendron transvaalense
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Celastrales
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Elaeodendron
E. transvaalense
Binomial name
Elaeodendron transvaalense
(Burtt Davy) R.H.Archer

Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R.H.Archer (bushveld saffron, Afrikaans: Bosveld-saffraan, Lepelhout, or Oupitjie, Tsonga: Monomane, Venda: Mulumanamana, Zulu: Ingwavuma) is a protected tree in South Africa. It also occurs in other Southern African countries like Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Mozambique.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Protected Trees" (PDF). Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Republic of South Africa. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Red List of South African Plants". South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI). Retrieved 13 June 2013.