Large Leafed False Thorn

Grootblaarvalsdoring – Albizia versicolour

  • Preference for sandy soils, moisture loving species
  • Powder puff blooms go from white to yellow when spent
  • Timber reveals that of wild teak
  • Tree is reputed to be poisonous and although it is fed upon by elephants and kudu, the pods in particular cause convulsions and even death in cattle
  • Pods develop only on the side facing the sun (deep red in colour)
Russet Bush Willow

Russet Bush Willow

Kierieklapper - Combretum hereroense Distinct long straight shoots - "walking sticks" Wood tough,...

Red Bush Willow

Red Bush Willow

Rooibos - Combretum apiculatum Particular as to where it grows, only on well drained sandy, rocky...

Pod Mahogany

Pod Mahogany

Peulmahonie - Afzelia quanzensis Grows on well drained soils therefore on rocky hillsides and deep...

Nyala Tree

Nyala Tree

Njalaboom - Xanthocercis zambesiaca Can grow up to 30m in height with massive bole some 2,5m in...

Natal Mahogany

Natal Mahogany

Rooiessenhout - Trichilia emetica In traditional medicine the bark is known for the emetic...

Mopane

Mopane

Colophospermum mopane Butterfly shaped leaf Very nutritious, favourite food for elephantsSmall...

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