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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby forestgump » Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:44 pm

Rooies :thumbs_up:
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby ndloti » Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:12 pm

This tree is utilised by man as amongst other uses it contains an oil which provides a good light when burned .
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:16 pm

Torch wood / Green thorn
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby ndloti » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:42 am

Imberbe wrote:Torch wood / Green thorn


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The green fruit yields a colourless oil that burns well and gives a bright light and a poison which is lethal to certain fish , tadpoles, snails , but is harmless to people .
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:27 pm

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:09 pm

This tree is known as "the bandage of the bush." It also has excelent wood for a braai, makes the most beautiful flower and is hated by many people.

Which tree and why is it called "the bandage of the bush"?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Siobain » Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:14 pm

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:28 am

Its flowers was used to adorn the head gear of chiefs.
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:57 am

I have no idea!
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby oddesy » Sun Nov 20, 2011 2:27 pm

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:42 am

:think: is it a tree common to the lowveld area???
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby forestgump » Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:24 am

Is it the dressing used or the bandage that covers the dressing ? :hmz:

Agapanthus is used as a bandage over a dressing.
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby forestgump » Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:25 am

:redface: Just saw that it is a tree that you are looking for
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:46 pm

:lol: A small tree / bush.

Yes, it is quite common in the lowveld. It is also well known. And not always popular!
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread postby forestgump » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:00 am

A guess. The Sickle Bush has bark that could be made into twine or with imagination, a bandage could be made with the fibre.
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