Afrikaans: Blinkblaar witessenhout
Description and diagnostic features
The dried bark of this tree is unique as far as local barks go because it sparkles brightly in the direct sunlight.
The bark, powdered.
It is used for focus.
It can help one focus on the job at hand.
It can even help overcome astigmatism. That is if you are not too old.
It is a absolute boon to the senior population so that they do not loose interest and focus. It is very well known to the elders in the local population of the Eastern Cape.
It is found all over the wooded valleys in the eastern cape.
It produces abundant red seeds.