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Shepherd's tree (Boscia albitrunca)

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Shepherd's tree (Boscia albitrunca)

Unread postby arks » Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:49 am

Can anyone help with an ID for this tree? Seen in Mokala NP on 27 October 2012.

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RSA 2014
20-16 Oct Joburg
27-30 Oct Mapungubwe: Limpopo forest tented camp, Leokwe camp
31 Oct-1 Nov Pafuri River Camp
2-15 Nov KNP: Punda Maria, Sirheni, Olifants, Tamboti, Skukuza
16-22 Nov Cape Town
23 Nov-20 Jan Darling

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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby forestgump » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:10 am

@ Arks , looks like a Shepherds-tree, Boscia albitrunca :hmz:
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Re: Tree ID help

Unread postby arks » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:18 pm

Many thanks, FG :thumbs_up:
RSA 2014
20-16 Oct Joburg
27-30 Oct Mapungubwe: Limpopo forest tented camp, Leokwe camp
31 Oct-1 Nov Pafuri River Camp
2-15 Nov KNP: Punda Maria, Sirheni, Olifants, Tamboti, Skukuza
16-22 Nov Cape Town
23 Nov-20 Jan Darling


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