Shrub or small tree, up to 5 m, sometimes scrambling or climbing. Leaf lamina 7-12 × 0.5 - 4.5 cm, oblong, oblanceolate or oblong-obovate (var. natalitius) with usually 2(-4) glands at the very base beneath, usually glabrous on both surfaces; base cuneate, rarely rounded. Petiole 2-10 mm, stout, channelled. Inflorescences of many-flowered, pyramidal racemes. Bracts up to 5 mm long, subulate; bracteoles subulate, eglandular. Sepals broadly ovate to ovate, the 2 anterior ones usually with 2 glands near the edges. Petals 10-15 mm long, subcircular, unguiculate, yellowish, ± lacerate. Wing of the samara up to 2.8 cm long, oblique-ovate.
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.(2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acridocarpus natalitius var. natalitius. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133660, retrieved 24 May 2016