Mountain Karee - Rhus leptodictya.
Rhus leptodictya is a medium sized evergreen tree ±3 to 4m in
height with very rough blackish brown bark. It has a rounded crown with branches that tend to droop.
The leaves are pale green the edges of which are serrated.
The fruit is small ±5mm, slightly flattened and orangy brown when mature (March to June). It is an important food source for birds in late Autumn.
Rhus leptodictya is a common, attractive, evergreen tree of the Gauteng
It is frost hardy once established, quite drought resistant, fairly fast growing and generally occurs in grassland, bushveld and rocky ground.