Bushveld Saucerberry (Cordia quercifolia)

Leaves opposite or subopposite, densely reticulate on both surfaces (A G Miller).

There are three Cordia species recorded (A G Miller):
C quercifolia
C obovate (leaves alternate, scabrid above)
C obtusa (leaves alternate, glabrous above)

As only C quercifolia has opposite leaves, and I am not aware of other Cordias on Socotra I think it’s sufficient to say this is C quercifolia.

Native range is Dry Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, India, Sri Lanka.

Bushveld Saucerberry (Cordia quercifolia)

Last updated on 12 September 2023