Much-branched shrub or small tree. Bark grey and rough. Leaves spirally aranged or in whorls of three, elliptic, oblong or obovate, up to 12 cm long, dark olive-green above, much paler to silvery below with dense appressed hairs; lateral veins parallel, closely spaced, not ridged; apex rounded or notched, with a hair-like tip; margin entire. Flowers small, white, in branched dense terminal heads. Fruit kidney-shaped, c. 7 × 10 mm, black when ripe.
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: Ozoroa obovata var. elliptica. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=136630, retrieved 29 June 2016