Afrikaans name: Waterbessie
Umdoni Tree which is also known as the Water Berry Tree
The Umdoni tree is often called the Water Berry - a name which arises from it being found near rivers and streams and the clumps of berries that it bears.
It is an attractive tree that reaches a height of up to 15 metres.
The bark can be ground and used as a poison to kill fish.
References and further readingTrees of Southern Africa - 3rd edition - Author: Keith Coates Palgrave - Published: 2002 - Page: 833
What Tree is That? - Author: Hazel Stokes - Published: 1967 - Page: 67
Wild Issue 47 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 84
The Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei - Author: Elsa Pooley - Published: 1994 - Page: 372
Sasol First Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa - Author: Elsa Pooley - Published: 1999 - Page: 52
Sappi Wild Flower Guide - Mpumalanga and Northern Province - Author: Jo Onderstall - Published: 1996 - Page: 144
Sappi Tree Spotting: KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape - 2nd edition - Author: Val Thomas and Rina Grant - Published: 2004 - Page: 248
Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southe - Author: Editor - Alan Duggan - Published: 1991 - Page: 391
Piet van Wyks Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park - 1st edition - Author: Piet van Wyk - Published: 1988 - Page: 182
Garden Birds in South Africa - Author: Duncan Butchart - Published: 2017 - Page: 167
Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park - 5th edition - Author: Piet van Wyk - Published: 2008 - Page: 182
Everyones Guide to Trees of South Africa - Author: Keith, Paul and Meg Coates Palgrave - Published: 1989 - Page: 84
Adventure Trails in Kirstenbosch - Author: Daphne Mackie - Published: 2012 - Page: 53
A Field Guide to the Trees of Southern Africa - Author: E. Palmer - Published: 1983 - Page: 266