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 Post subject: Tree: Worm-bark False Thorn (Albizia anthelmintica)
Unread postPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2007 3:50 am 
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Well before I get to more Augrabies and Kgalagadi plants, I have a few more from KNP and the lowveld.

2. This tree was alongside the access path to the Lake Panic hide.

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Unread postPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2007 8:57 am 
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Hi arks

A good place to start would be the Albizia species or theMaerua species.

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Thanks, Jeanus, I'll email you the larger pix. However, I did google the mimosa and it looks like it might be an alien invader, Albizia lebbeck :(


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thanks for the e-mail it made identification easier. No. 2 is most likely the indigenous Albizia anthelmintica or worm-bark false thorn. Shrub or small tree - lots of flowers before it gets leaves which show as leaf buds on the branches.

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