Small evergreen tree. Leaves mostly clustered on very small woody spurs along the branches, oblanceolate to elliptic, 2-7 cm, leathery, dark green above and finely hairy only when young, hairless later, paler grey-green and densely hairy below; midrib grooved along the top; apex broadly tapering to rounded, often with a sharp point. Flowers in dense branched terminal heads, small, without petals, creamy-white to yellowish, sweetly scented. Fruit round, c. 10 mm in diameter, yellow to blackish when ripe.
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-15
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.(2015). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=124490, retrieved 28 March 2015