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Category Archives: Trees

Loxostylis alata

Loxostylis alata Wild Pepper Tree (E) Tarwood (E) Tigerwood (E) Teerhout (A) Breekhout (A) Tierhout (A) Wilde Peperboom (A) Isibara (Z, X) Description The sole species of its genus, the Tarwood is a superbly beautiful, hardy, single or multi-stemmed, much branched, small to medium sized tree with a dense, spreading crown of light to dark… Continue Reading

Acokanthera oppositifolia

Acokanthera oppositifolia Bushman’s Poison (Bush) (E) Common Poison-bush (E) Hottentots Poison-bush (E) Poison Plum (E) Boesmansgif (A) Gewone Gifbom (A) Boesmanspyl (A) iNtlungunyembe (X) inHlungunyembe (Z) Description An exceptionally attractive, hardy, upright, woody shrub or small tree, depending on habitat, with dark brown, deeply fissured bark when mature, long, slender branches that are a lovely… Continue Reading

Rawsonia lucida

Forest Peach (E) Bosperske (A) iThambo (Z) umLongo (X) Generall DESCRIPTION A highly attractive shrub or small tree, with grey to reddish-green, mottled bark, spreading, often elegantly sweeping branches and a curved crown of long, shiny, sharply toothed leaves. The flowers are a lovely, buttery to greenish white, and form a sharp contrast to the… Continue Reading

Podocarpus henkelii

Podocarpus henkelii Henkel’s yellowwood (E) Falcate Yellowwood (E) Drooping-leaved Yellowwood (E) Long-leaved Yellowwood Henkel-se-Geelhout (A) umSonti (Z) Description A fine, medium to very large and tall, evergreen tree, with a typically straight, well-formed trunk of greyish brown to yellowish-brown, beautifully flaking bark and a dense, conical crown that becomes elegantly curved or pointed with age.… Continue Reading

Combretum kraussii

Combretum kraussii Forest Bushwillow (E) Bosvaderlandswilg (A) uhwabhu (Z) ulandile (X) modlubu (NS) muvuvhu-wa-thavhani (V) Description A shrub, small or medium to tall tree, with single or multi-stemmed trunk of flaking, grey bark, often branching low down, and a curved crown of sleek, dark green foliage that transformed into dazzling shades of red, maroon and… Continue Reading

Ziziphus mucronata

Buffalo-thorn (E) Cat-Thorn (E) Blinkblaar-wag-‘n-bietjie (A) Buffelsdoring (A) Haakdoring (A) umPhafa (X) umLahlankosi (Z) Mutshetshete (V) Mokgalo (T) Mokhalo (S) General DESCRIPTION One of the most adaptable and widespread of all indigenous trees, with a rich legacy in many folk tales and a host of medicinal and culinary uses, the Ziziphus is deeply ingrained in… Continue Reading

Acacia galpinii

(presently Senegalia galpinii) Monkey Thorn (E) Apies Doring (A) Mologa (NS) Tshikwalo (V) General DESCRIPTION One of the tallest and largest of the naturally occurring Acacias, the Monkey Thorn is a robust, fine tree, with beautifully flaking bark, a wide, somewhat spreading or domed canopy of luxurious, pale green, feathery foliage, large, dark, arched thorns… Continue Reading

Harpephyllum caffrum

Harpephyllum caffrum Wild Plum (E) Wildepruim (A) Mothêkêlê (NS) umGwenya (X, Z, S) Description The sole species of its genus, and one of our forests giants, the Wild Plum is a magnificent, tall, robust tree with a dense, lush, beautifully dome shaped canopy and thick branches that grow in a striking candelabra-like formation from the… Continue Reading

Croton gratissimus

Croton gratissimus Lavender Croton (E) Lavender Fever-berry (E) Laventelkoorsbessie (A) Bergboegoe (A) Laventelbos (A) Korannaboegoe (A) umaHlabakufeni (Z) maquassie (San) Description An exceptionally decorative and ornate, slender tree or fine, large shrub. It has grey, patterned bark, aromatic, dark, silvery green leaves with pale, pearly white undersides and cinnamon-red spots, and masses of tiny, creamy,… Continue Reading

Acacia robusta

Acacia robusta subsp. robusta (presently Vachellia robusta) Ankle Thorn (E) Robust Thorn (E) Brack Thorn (E) River Thorn (E) Robust Acacia (E) Splendid Acacia (E) Splendid Thorn (E) Broad-Pod Robust Thorn (E) Oudoring (A) Enkeldoring (A) Brakdoring (A) umNquawe (Z) umNgamanzi (Z) General DESCRIPTION A conspicuously tall, robust, upright Acacia, with handsomely gnarled, dark brown… Continue Reading

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