Ochna serrulata

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Ochna serrulata


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ochnaceae
Subfamilia: Ochnoideae
Tribus: Ochneae
Subtribus: Ochninae
Genus: Ochna
Species: Ochna serrulata


Ochna serrulata (Hochst.) Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 5(3): 400. 1846.


  • Homotypic
    • Diporidium serrulatum Hochst. in C.Krauss, Flora 27(18): 304. 1844.
  • Misapplied name(s)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Swaziland.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]


  • GBIF
  • USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Ochna serrulata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 2019-02-20.
  • Hassler, M. 2019. Ochna serrulata. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (version Mar. 2018). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 February 20.
  • Tropicos.org 2019. Ochna serrulata. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 February 20.
  • African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Ochna serrulata. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 20 February 2019.

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Fynblaarrooihout
English: Small-leaved plane, Carnival ochna, Bird's Eye Bush, Mickey Mouse bush
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