Magic Guarri

Euc/ea divinorum

  • Leaves: margin wavy
  • Fruit: Oct-Dec, edible but not pleasant tasting
  • Fruit use to make purple ink & in the brewing of beer
  • Bark gives off a brown dye
  • Ovambos hang branches of trees at their door as good luck charms
  • Wood is never used as a fuel in the company of others as it is thought to cause bad luck
  • Frayed edges of twigs provide effective toothbrushes
  • Wood can be used to make furniture and implements
  • Magic properties come from the use of forked branches to divine for water.
Reptiles

Reptiles

Agama Boomslang (Tree Snake) Tree Agama Egyptian Cobra Flap-necked Chameleon Nile Crocodile Common...

Mammals

Mammals

Aardvark (Antbear) Chacma Baboon Lesser Bushbaby Thick-tailed Bushbaby Dassie (Hyrax) Caracal...

Grasses

Grasses

Croceras macrum Andropogon gayanus Andropogon chinensis Aristida adscensionis Aristida cangesta...

White Seringa

White Seringa

Witsering - Kirkia acuminata Wood is prized for crafting bowls, spoons and items of furniture...

White Resin Tree

White Resin Tree

Witharpuisboom - Ozoroa engleri Distinctive, drooping branches and leaves Contains a considerable...

Weeping Wattle

Weeping Wattle

Huilbbom - Peltophorum africanum Leaves are good as toilet paper Spittle beetle (frog hopper)...

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