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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:45 am

Fabaceae/ Pea family
Schotia afra var. angustifolia
Afrikaans name: Fynblaarkarooboerboon
English: Smallleaved Karroo Boerbean
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:36 am

Celastraceae/ Spike thorn family
Gymnosporia linearis
Afrikaans name: Smalblaarpendoring
English: Narrow leaved spike thorn
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:15 am

Anacardiaceae/Mango family
Genus of this family was previously Rhus.
Searsia pendulina
Afrikaans name: Witkaree
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Searsia lancea
Afrikaans name: Rivierkaree
English: Bastard willow
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:24 pm

Diospyros lycioides
Afrikaans name: Karoo bloubos
English: Karoo bluebush
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Unread post by pops » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:12 pm

Welcome back AG. Thought you may have deserted us. Some lovely photos and good lessons. Thanx

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:58 am

Thank you Pops, and No! I have not deserted you, just waiting for flowers and fruit of some plants that's why,will also first finish the scrubs and trees than do the smaller plants of the Park :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:30 am

A familiar one
Aloe dichotoma
Afrikaans name: Kokerboom
English: Quiver tree
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:28 am

Another one
Acacia karroo
Afrikaans name: Soetdoring
English: Sweet thorn
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:39 pm

Acacia erioloba
Afrikaans name:Kameeldoring boom
English:Camelthorn tree
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These pods are still young but they also differs from Acacia karroo.
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And a notible difference in bark as well.

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:09 am

Ceraria namaquensis
Afrikaans name: Wolftoon
English: Namakwa Porkbush
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:04 am

Parkinsonia africana
Afrikaans name: Wildegroenhaar boom
English: wild green hair tree
The name is a nice discription of the tree as the leaves are also sparsely and wildly,unneat on the tree. leaves are also needle like.
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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:57 am

Pappea capensis
Afrikaans name: Doppruim
English: Jacket plum
A widespread tree in South Africa, innerside of the fruit are reddish and have a sweet sour taste.
The young leaves differ from the older one"s by being serrated.
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Unread post by pops » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:36 am

The young leaves had me fooled for a minute as they look similar to the Lance-leaved waxberry.

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Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:03 pm

Commiphora gracilifrondosa
Afrikaans name: Karee kanniedood
English: Karee corkwood
Plant have a strong aromatic smell.
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Re: Can you ID this plant in Augrabies.

Unread post by Augrabies Guru » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:16 am

Antherothamnus pearsonii
No common or english names.
You can see this shrub in the area of Moonrock and the Black Ridges,flowers have a very nice smell as well.
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