Umbrella Thorn

Haak-en-steek – Acacia tortillis

  • Flowers: Nov – Jan
  • Pod characteristically twisted & contorted, used for necklaces
  • Leaves and pods very nutritious fodder. Pods made up nearly 20% protein
  • Wood good fuel
  • Produces an edible gum
Sjambokpod

Sjambokpod

Sambokpeul - Cassia abbreviata Brilliant yellow flowers Edible seeds, popular with monkeys and...

Silver Cluster Leaf

Silver Cluster Leaf

Vaalbos - Terminalia sericea Roots used to cure diarrhea, relieve colic and as an eyewash Outer...

Sickle Bush

Sickle Bush

Dichrostachys cinerea Pink and yellow flower Pioneer tree species, often occurs on disturbed veld...

Shepard’s Tree

Shepard’s Tree

Witgat - Boscia albitrunca One of the most utilized trees of the bushveld Exploited by many...

Scented Thorn

Scented Thorn

Lekkerruikpeul -Acacia nilotica Thorns are in pairs that slant backwards Seed pods look like a...

Sausage Tree

Sausage Tree

Worsboom - Kigelia africana Bright red flowers, with a terrible smell Bats are thought to be the...

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