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Tree: Brown Ivory/Bruin Ivoor (Berchemia zeyheri)

Unread postby jjohanv » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:00 pm

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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby forestgump » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:40 pm

hi jjohanv welcome to the forum's

could you post another picture or two please

:hmz: :doh: the bark and trunk looks like a jackalberry but cannot see the leaves properly. so cannot id right now
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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby jjohanv » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:52 pm

forestgump wrote:hi jjohanv welcome to the forum's

could you post another picture or two please

:hmz: :doh: the bark and trunk looks like a jackalberry but cannot see the leaves properly. so cannot id right now

This tree is verry high ,so could not get a nice closeup on the leaves but if you look carefully on the pic ,from the main stem there is a thin little succer growing out from it wich is a good representation of the rest of the tree's leaves.there is other tree's right next to it so there is many leaves arround but look for the thin succer growing out of the main stem.

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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby forestgump » Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:49 pm

is the trunk fluted ?
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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby Oryx » Wed Mar 03, 2010 6:37 pm

Hi Forestgump/Johan,

This is an interesting one - nice challenge. There are a couple of options:
Breonadia salicina (Mingerhout) - bark looks right but leaves seem too short.
Rauvolfia caffra (Quinine tree) - trunk and bark looks wrong though.
Sterculia murex (Lowveld Chestnut) - distribution/locality is wrong.

What do you think FG? I have sent it on to a friend for another opinion. Should have an answer tomorrow.

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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby jjohanv » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:32 pm

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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby jjohanv » Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:35 pm

This pic gives you a better idea of the leaves,i dont think it is a jakkalsbesie,the leaves does not match although the trunk does.

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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby jjohanv » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:55 pm

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Re: Tree ID Letaba river

Unread postby jjohanv » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:10 pm

This tree was struck by lightning as can be seen on the picks

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