Gomphia serrata

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Bo-kera
Botanical Name  Gomphia serrata
Origin of species  Native
Family  Ochnaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  147
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -0.9g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -6-15 cm
-Width -2-5 cm
-Texture
Conservation Status  Least concern
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Scrambling
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Rocky, sandy, loamy or clayish soils
Impact on Soil
Salinity tolerance
Human uses
Economic Importance  Medicine, timber
Distribution  Wet zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  January-May
Flower Color  Yellow
Fruit type  Fleshy fruit