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Category Archives: Trees

Clerodendrum glabrum

Rotheca glabrum (previously Clerorodendrum glabrum) Tinderwood • (White) Cat’s Whiskers • Verbena Tree • Smooth Tinderwood • Stinkleaf Tree • Tontelhout • Gladdetontelhout • Tontelhout • Stinkboom / Bitterblaar • umQoqonga (Z) Inunkisiqaqa (X) A neat, large shrub or small to medium, decorative tree with a curved or rounded crown of dark, lustrous green, sleek… Continue Reading

Podocarpus falcatus

Outeniqua Yellowwood• Small-leaved Yellowwood • Common Yellowwood • Bastard Yellowwood • African Fern Pine • Outeniekwa Geelhout • Kalander (A) • umGeya (Z) • umKhoba (X) ___________________________________________________________________________ A magnificent, medium to very large tree, with a tall, clean, cylindrical trunk of attractively flaking bark, and a slender or rounded, much branched crown of graceful and… Continue Reading

Afrocarpus falcatus

Outeniqua Yellowwood• Small-leaved Yellowwood • Common Yellowwood • Bastard Yellowwood • African Fern Pine • Outeniekwa Geelhout • Kalander (A) • umGeya (Z) • umKhoba (X) ___________________________________________________________________________ A magnificent, medium to very large tree, with a tall, clean, cylindrical trunk of attractively flaking bark, and a slender or rounded, much branched crown of graceful and… Continue Reading

Clerodendrum myricoides

Blue-flowered Tinderwood • Blue Cats Whiskers • Blue Butterfly Bush • Blue Glory Bower • Bloutontelhout • Katsnorbos (A) • umBozwa (Z) ________________________________________________________________ Cultivated for over a hundred years, this hardy, woody and scrambling shrub or small tree makes a wonderful flowering pot plant – with dense, glossy, egg-shaped foliage and dainty, two-tone, blue to… Continue Reading

Xylotheca kraussiana

African Dog-rose • Afrikaanse Hondsroos • UmBhalekani (Z) • umDubu (X) A most handsome and rewarding, multi-stemmed shrub or small tree, with whitish bark and a sparse crown of lustrous green foliage. In spite of its rather shapeless growth form, it is a most worthwhile and attractive garden subject, especially during the fruiting and flowering… Continue Reading

Sideroxylon inerme

White Milkwood • Sea Oak • Witmelkhout • aMasethole-amhlope (Z) • umQwashu (X) Sideroxylon inerme, the only one of its species in SA, has a variable growth form, ranging from a tall, gracefully spreading tree, to a petite, densely leafy shrub. It has lustrous, dark foliage, attractive, edible fruits and an elegantly flanged, sturdy trunk… Continue Reading

Milletia grandis

BOTANICAL: Milletia grandis COMMON NAME: Umzimbeet OTHER NAMES: Omsambeet (Afr) umSimbithwa (Zulu) umKunye (Xhosa) SA TREE NO: 227 FAMILY: Fabaceae or Leguminosae    (Legume or pod-bearing family). This family is also divided into 3 subfamilies; mimosa or acacia subfamily, cassia and pea. Regarded as one of the largest, as well as economically significant families, its… Continue Reading

Gardenia thunbergia

SA TREE NO: 692 One of the most widely cultivated of the Gardenia’s, this species normally grows as a small, stout tree or large shrub, with a typically spreading, multi-branched, robust shape and angular crown. Renowned for its exceptionally handsome, fragrant flowers and decorative fruits. White Gardenia • Wild Gardenia • Forest Gardenia • Wit… Continue Reading

Kiggelaria africana

SA TREE NO: 494 Wild-Peach · Pork wood · Wildeperske · Spekhout · uMunwe / isiKlalu (Z) · umKoko (X) __________________________________________________________________________________ Currently the only accepted species in its genus, this tree can be very variable in size; from a short, shrubby tree in dry parts of the country, to a tall, elegant tree in high… Continue Reading

Calodendrum capense

Calodendrum capense SA TREE NO: 256 Cape Chestnut · Wild Chestnut · Forest Cape Chestnut · Wildekastaiing · umBhaba (X) · Umemze omhlophe (Z) __________________________________________________________________________________ First studied in the Cape, hence the common name, this is one of the most handsome and prolifically flowering of all our indigenous trees. It usually grows as a medium… Continue Reading

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