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Re: Addo N.P. Season of flowers

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:55 pm

getwild wrote: Image

first time in this thread... splendid picture of the Ellie offering flowers :clap:
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Re: Addo N.P. Season of flowers

Unread postby Salva » Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:10 am

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Aww...this so beautiful!
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Flower Season in Addo Elephant National Park

Unread postby Lesego » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:50 pm

Its flower season in Addo. So hurry to Addo to veiw this beautiful spectacle 'cause it only lasts for a few weeks ;)

Look who's having the fun of spring ;)
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Hurry to Addo and you too can join us in celebrating the beauty of spring =)
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Addo Elephant National Park
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The spring flowers are out in carpets of purple, yellow, orange and white.
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Say Cheeeeeeeese - it's spriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiing =)
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Re: Flower Season in Addo Elephant National Park

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:03 pm

Addo is looking stunning, the best I have ever seen!!

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Re: Flower Season in Addo Elephant National Park

Unread postby Crested Val » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:21 pm

Beautiful. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Addo: how to identify flowers

Unread postby Bushbuck » Sun Apr 07, 2013 11:00 pm

Hi, where can I find pictures of all the Addo flowers?

Furthermore, today we left Addo and followed the Kirkwood road. Not far away from the turn-off on the left hand side one can see a row of big trees with the most amazing flowers. Light red, sort of lilly. The stem and big branches are covered with thorns.

In front of the trees is a railway line, behind them a plantation. We would LOVE to know the name of those striking trees. Not only us but other cars as well stopped and took photographs.

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Re: Addo: how to identify flowers

Unread postby FrontierPR » Mon Apr 15, 2013 9:43 am

Hi Bushbuck

We don't unfortunately have images of all the plants/flowers here in Addo.

However, one of my game drive guides advises that the common name for the tree you're referring to is the Silk Floss Tree or Orchard Tree (Ceida speciosa). It belongs to the family Malvaceae. In Spainish it is called the drunken stick.

I hope this answers your question.

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