Elaeodendron croceum

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Elaeodendron croceum


Taxonavigation: Celastrales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Elaeodendron
Species: Elaeodendron croceum


Elaeodendron croceum (Thunb.) DC., Prodr. 2:11. 1825


  • Cassine crocea (Thunb.) Kuntze (
  • Cassine papillosa (Hochst.) Kuntze
  • Crocoxylon croceum (Thunb.) N. Robson
  • Elaeodendron capense Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Elaeodendron papillosum Hochst.
  • Elaeodendron verrucosum Kunth
  • Ilex crocea Thunb.
  • Rhamnus capensis Spreng.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern africa
      • South Africa (Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.), E-Zimbabwe, Mozambique

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Common Saffron
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