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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:33 pm

Great guess FG... but not quite what I was thinking. Shall I give another clue? :wink:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Oct 04, 2013 1:16 am

SeanP, are you perhaps talking about Indigoferra, or is maybe part of the Fig family?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:48 am

:think: The tree here in Dubai is also pretty widely spread across North Africa and the Middle East. Think Biblical! I believe that gives it away! :)

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:16 am

Ficus Sycomorus?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:48 am

:? Phoenix dactylifera. :|
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:35 am

:hmz: Nope! Let's have a recap. Name two trees one of which is found in Kruger and has a relative in North Africa as well as the Middle East. These trees grow in Dubai often near a pond or Wadi (not a Phoenix)... The next clue... there is a Biblical reference in the species name of the one in Middle East... and that should lead everyone to the South African tree! Voila! :twisted:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:39 am

SeanP wrote::hmz: Nope! Let's have a recap. Name two trees one of which is found in Kruger and has a relative in North Africa as well as the Middle East. These trees grow in Dubai often near a pond or Wadi (not a Phoenix)... The next clue... there is a Biblical reference in the species name of the one in Middle East... and that should lead everyone to the South African tree! Voila! :twisted:


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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:54 pm

Middle Eastern Date Palm - Phoenix dactylifera
Wild Date Palm - Phoenix reclinata

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:36 pm

Not a palm of any kind. Think of the crucifixion.

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Oct 04, 2013 5:50 pm

Common myrtle?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:01 pm

More specifically the "crown of thorns"... :wall:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Oct 04, 2013 6:21 pm

Jujube tree and buffalo thorn?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:31 pm

Heksie you are so close it is terrifying! :D

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby SeanP » Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:34 pm

In fact I will take Jujube. Christ's thorn Jujube (Ziziphus spina-christi) and Buffalo thorn (Ziziphus mucrunata). Well done Heksie!!! All yours! :clap:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:42 am

Well done Heksie. :clap:
Nice Q, Sean. I guess there are advantages to living in Dubai. :wink:
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