White Seringa

Witsering – Kirkia acuminata

  • Wood is prized for crafting bowls, spoons and items of furniture (wood is easily worked)
  • Crushed roots are a remedy for toothache
  • Roots provide relief from thirst, as they become swollen with stored liquid, when ater isn’t readily available
  • Grows in typically rocky habitat (Lebombo Mountains).
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Magic Guarri

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Lowveld Cluster Leaf

Lowveld Cluster Leaf

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Lebombo Ironwood

Lebombo Ironwood

Lebombo-ysterhout - Androstachys johnsonii Tough, dark green leaves, densely hairy below and...

Lead Wood

Lead Wood

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Large Leafed False Thorn

Large Leafed False Thorn

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