|Author: ||John Hutchinson, 1932
||Green / Red - Pink
Ecklon & Zeyher, 1835.
Zanthoxylum alatum, Steudel, 1841.
Erythrophysa undulata, E.
Meyer & Arnott, 1843.
This member of the
Sapindaceae family was given
this name by John Hutchinson in 1932. It is found in
the Cape province of South Africa and in Namibia, growing in
well-drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. It can grow up to
six meters with a stem fifteen centimetres in diameter. The flowers are green and red
to pink, and it can only be reproduced by
The genera name from Greek;
eryhros; 'red' and physa; 'Physalis'. The species
name means 'winged'.