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arks
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shrub ID help needed

Unread postby arks » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:18 pm

I'm not sure whether this is a shrub or a small tree :hmz: I saw it across from Nsemani Dam in mid-November 2014.

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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: shrub ID help needed

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:40 pm

Hi Arks

I think it is a small Delagoa thorn.

It has the right look, correct leave structure, correct flower and is in the typical geological area where you would find the Delagoa thorn.
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Re: shrub ID help needed

Unread postby arks » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:14 am

Thanks so much for the ID, Imberbe :gflower: I googled a bit and it looks like your ID is spot on :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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