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Unread post by naturelover » Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:24 pm

Hi JF

I am sorry that I had to take your turn from you but you were holding the whole quizz up.

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Unread post by jfthibeau » Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:55 am

... start .... :D

Clue 1 : In Eastern Cape, my root is used to drive away bad spirits.
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Unread post by naturelover » Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:00 pm

Hi all

Is it one of the aloe species?

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Unread post by jfthibeau » Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:30 pm

.... :( no, ... the genus has changed three times ... 3 species in SA.... :D
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Unread post by jonty1 » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:14 pm

Dracaena aletriformis commonly know as the large-leaved dragon tree???
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Unread post by Zippy Zebra » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:34 pm

Hiya I'm falling in with Jonty on this one....
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Unread post by jfthibeau » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:57 pm

:clap: :clap: Jonty .... I'm :( ... so quick ... :lol:

... over to you now ... :lol:
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Unread post by Zippy Zebra » Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:12 pm

:clap: Jonty :clap:
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Unread post by jonty1 » Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:16 pm

thanks guys...let me think :)

This tree was named after Harry Bolus (1834 to 1911), who was a South African botanist and founder of the Cape Town Bolus Herbarium. this trees species name means beautiful in Latin.
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Unread post by naturelover » Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:49 pm

Hi all

How about the Bolusanthus speciosus (Tree wisteria).

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Unread post by Zippy Zebra » Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:50 pm

Wistaria, Bolusanthus speciosus?
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Unread post by Zippy Zebra » Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:51 pm

:lol: :redface: I agree with naturelover :lol:
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Unread post by jonty1 » Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:29 pm

Absolutely correct you 2 :clap:

:? something tells me my tree quizzes are too easy :lol:

over to you naturlover :)
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Unread post by naturelover » Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:53 pm

Hi all

The species name of which tree refers to hairless leaves?

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Unread post by Adansonia » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:24 pm

Is it leadwood (Combretum imberbe)?


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