Afrikaans name: Appelblaar
Another name for the Apple-leaf tree is the Rain Tree.
The Apple-leaf is found in various areas but achieves its tallest heights along rivers and other water courses.
The flowers of the Apple-leaf attract a lot of bees as they are very fragrant and give off a lot of nectar.
The wood is hard and heavy and is used for making heavy duty items such as tool handles.
References and further readingThe Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei - Author: Elsa Pooley - Published: 1994 - Page: 174
Wild Issue 35 - Author: - Published: 2016 - Page: 82
Sappi Tree Spotting: Lowveld - Author: Jacana - Published: 1997 - Page: 112
Sasol First Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa - Author: Elsa Pooley - Published: 1999 - Page: 38
Piet van Wyks Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park - 1st edition - Author: Piet van Wyk - Published: 1988 - Page: 96
A Field Guide to the Trees of Southern Africa - Author: E. Palmer - Published: 1983 - Page: 164