Sjambokpod

Sambokpeul – Cassia abbreviata

  • Brilliant yellow flowers
  • Edible seeds, popular with monkeys and baboons
  • Bark used widely in traditional medicine for the treatment of skin ailments, particularly abscesses
  • Extracts of the roots are proven cure for bilharzia and blackwater fever
  • Legend is that meat cooked over the bark will ensure a successful hunt
Weeping Boer-Bean

Weeping Boer-Bean

Huilboerboon - Schotia brachypetala Often found on termite mounds Produce copious nectar, which...

Water Berry

Water Berry

Waterbessie - Syzigium cordatum Water loving, evergreen tree Crushed bark strewn on water is and...

Torchwood / Green Thorn

Torchwood / Green Thorn

Groendoring - Balanities maughamii Young branches have zig-zag appearance, trunk often had...

Tamboti

Tamboti

Spirostachys africana Bark: Black block shaped - chocolate colour Often in "forests" Leaves: 2...

Sycamore Fig

Sycamore Fig

Gewone trosvy - Ficus sycomorus It has a fig wasp Fruits found on the stem are rich and juicy -...

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