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Tree: Quinine tree (Rauvolfia caffra)

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Tree: Quinine tree (Rauvolfia caffra)

Unread post by jjohanv » Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:20 pm

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This is a younger tree (first tree in this forum)look carefully on the second pic and you will see the seeds they are not very focused but you can see the shape i also did not find any milk in the leaves or stems
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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread post by Imberbe » Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:25 pm

Think it is the Kina boom / Quinine tree.
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