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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:01 am

A few more pics of Acacia mellifera
Afrikaans: Swarthaak
English:Black Thorn
In some instances which is also rare you find these shrubs with pinkish flowers as well.
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This one have both coloration of flowers in it.Image
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A close up look at the pinkish flowers.
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:40 am

No problem JenB :)

Adenolobus garipensis
Afrikaans name:Bloubeesklou
English:Blue neat's foot/ Butterfly leaf
A shrub which reach between 4-5 meters, also browse on by giraffes,eland and kudu.
The leaves look like the description of the names.
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:59 am

Maerua gilgii
Afrikaans name: Rivierwitbos
English: River bush cherry
Grow up to 3m and found in the Orange river region of the districts of Namaqualand and Gordonia.
Will post the fruits on a later stage to show you how it look.
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:21 am

Cadaba aphylla
Afrikaans name: Swartstorm
English:Blackstorm
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:30 am

Sisyndite spartea
Afrikaans name: Woestynbesem
English: Desert broom
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:07 am

Ehretia rigida
Afrikaans name: Deurmekaarbos
English: Puzzle bush.
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:48 am

Phaeoptilum spinosum
Afrikaans name: Brosdoring
English: Brittle-thorn
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:48 pm

Lycium bosciifolium
Afrikaans name: Kriedoring
English:
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:45 am

Fabaceae/ Pea family
Schotia afra var. angustifolia
Afrikaans name: Fynblaarkarooboerboon
English: Smallleaved Karroo Boerbean
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:36 am

Celastraceae/ Spike thorn family
Gymnosporia linearis
Afrikaans name: Smalblaarpendoring
English: Narrow leaved spike thorn
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:15 am

Anacardiaceae/Mango family
Genus of this family was previously Rhus.
Searsia pendulina
Afrikaans name: Witkaree
English:
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Searsia lancea
Afrikaans name: Rivierkaree
English: Bastard willow
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Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:24 pm

Diospyros lycioides
Afrikaans name: Karoo bloubos
English: Karoo bluebush
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby pops » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:12 pm

Welcome back AG. Thought you may have deserted us. Some lovely photos and good lessons. Thanx

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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:58 am

Thank you Pops, and No! I have not deserted you, just waiting for flowers and fruit of some plants that's why,will also first finish the scrubs and trees than do the smaller plants of the Park :thumbs_up:

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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:30 am

A familiar one
Aloe dichotoma
Afrikaans name: Kokerboom
English: Quiver tree
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