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 Post subject: Re: Tree ID help
Unread postPosted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:38 am 
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Location: Johannesburg - where they cut down trees and name streets after them.
Please post your trees here for ID help. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Tree ID help
Unread postPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 6:13 am 
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Could someone please help with identification of this tree? I am always so fascinated by how the branches seem to twist and turn.

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 Post subject: Re: Tree ID help
Unread postPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 11:05 am 
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Hi Meandering Mouse

The tree in the foreground is the Apple Leaf - Philenoptera violacea formally Lonchocarpus capassa
These trees are extremely slow growing and should Elephant take a liking to them this can alter their growth in many strangely shaped ways.


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 Post subject: Re: Tree ID help
Unread postPosted: Mon May 05, 2014 12:16 pm 
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Thanks Ross :thumbs_up: I thought the leaves looked Apple Leaf, but then the branches confused me.

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