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 Post subject: Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:28 am 
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Another one
Acacia karroo
Afrikaans name: Soetdoring
English: Sweet thorn
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 Post subject: Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.
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Acacia erioloba
Afrikaans name:Kameeldoring boom
English:Camelthorn tree
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These pods are still young but they also differs from Acacia karroo.
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And a notible difference in bark as well.


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 Post subject: Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.
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Ceraria namaquensis
Afrikaans name: Wolftoon
English: Namakwa Porkbush
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 Post subject: Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.
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Parkinsonia africana
Afrikaans name: Wildegroenhaar boom
English: wild green hair tree
The name is a nice discription of the tree as the leaves are also sparsely and wildly,unneat on the tree. leaves are also needle like.
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 Post subject: Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.
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Pappea capensis
Afrikaans name: Doppruim
English: Jacket plum
A widespread tree in South Africa, innerside of the fruit are reddish and have a sweet sour taste.
The young leaves differ from the older one"s by being serrated.
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The young leaves had me fooled for a minute as they look similar to the Lance-leaved waxberry.


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Commiphora gracilifrondosa
Afrikaans name: Karee kanniedood
English: Karee corkwood
Plant have a strong aromatic smell.
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Antherothamnus pearsonii
No common or english names.
You can see this shrub in the area of Moonrock and the Black Ridges,flowers have a very nice smell as well.
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Salix mucronata
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Montiniaceae
Montinia caryophyllacea
Afrikaans name: Peperbos
English:No english name,but peperbush will do.
Grow up to 2meter in height. There is also only 1 Montinia specie in Southern Africa.Male and female flowers occur in separate plants.
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 Post subject: Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.
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Oddly enough not mentioned in either of the van Wyk books which I have. :(


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Searsia populifolia

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Rhigosum trichotomum
Bignoniaceae- granaatfamilie
Afrikaans name: Driedoring
English:
Tricho,the specie name refers to the afrikaans name drie which means three,also refers to the way the stems are situated on the plant.
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Grewia flava
Afrikaans name: Wilderosyntjie
English: Velvet brandybush
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