Russet Bush Willow

Kierieklapper – Combretum hereroense

  • Distinct long straight shoots – “walking sticks”
  • Wood tough, hard and resistant to borers and termites therefore valued for handels of traditional farming implements i.e. hoes, picks and wheel spokes
  • Infusion of roots used as a remedy for stomach complaints and as an enema
  • Produces a resin favoured by lesser bushbabies
  • Fruits are possibly toxic
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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