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
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...

Matumi

Matumi

Mingerhout - Breonadia salicina Excellent timber Normally grows among rocks in river beds, it is...

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