White Gardenia, Wild Gardenia (Eng.), Witkatjiepiering, Buffelsbal, Kannetjieboom (Afr.)
A beautiful flowering small tree or shrub with white heavily perfumed flowers flowering throughout summer followed by decorative fruits. It attracts many insects. The fruit remain on the tree and seeds are dispersed by large browsers in nature like Elephants and buffalo. The roots are used in traditional medicine to treat skin diseases and for fever.