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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:07 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Which tree's bark is sometimes chewed/sucked on by game in order for them to hydrate themselves?

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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I'm not sure if there's more than one kind of tree's bark that they eat on for hydration, but i'm thinking it is boabab.

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I'm going with Baobab too

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Well done WFG and Phokojwe. :clap: :clap: Since WFG answered first, she has the privilege of posing the next Q ... :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Thanks OWN.

Q: I'm a thorny shrub (can grow to a tree-size), with flowers that looks like fried eggs. My fruit is mostly used for snuff-boxes. I grow in the northeastern part of Southern Africa. I am a protected shrub/tree in South Africa. What's my name.

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Snuff-box tree :pray:

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Phokojwe wrote:
Snuff-box tree :pray:


Phokojwe, just to be sure you and I are talking about the same tree, can you give the scientific name too.
I know this tree have more than one name. The afrikaans name for it translates to something close to what you said.

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Oncoba spinosa , growing at Skukuza nursery, next to office.

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Oncoba spinosa , growing at Skukuza nursery, next to office.

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Oncoba spinosa
Snuifkalbassie

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Phokojwe wrote:
Oncoba spinosa
Snuifkalbassie

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Well done, FG. :clap: :clap: :clap: As a matter of interest, why do they use THAT particular tree to make snuffboxes from?

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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Because of the hard-shelled fruits. Not easy to break when dry. (Even used it for rattles.)

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 Post subject: Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)
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:thumbs_up: Thanks Philip.

Waiting for FG then to pose the next Q ...

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