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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by forestgump » Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:44 pm

SeanP :clap: :clap: :clap: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by SeanP » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:20 pm

A small tree I stumbled across on a walk... This large shrub or small tree likes to grow on rocky hillsides and its roots are used as protective charms by the Venda people!

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by forestgump » Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:50 pm

Shepherds Tree , I presume ?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by SeanP » Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:06 am

Nope! :whistle:

Perhaps think a little smaller...

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:28 am

Hairy caterpillar-pod :hmz:
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by SeanP » Wed Nov 20, 2013 12:34 pm

Phokojwe! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:20 pm

What deciduous tree with distinct broad pods visible from late summer to mid-winter is widely used for wood carvings and furniture?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by SeanP » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:25 pm

Kiaat bloodwood! Pterocarpus angolensis...

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Fri Nov 22, 2013 12:02 pm

SeanP :clap:
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by SeanP » Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:06 am

A tree with gorgeous purple flowers that would make a great replacement for the exotic Jacaranda!

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by forestgump » Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:33 pm

Tree Wisteria, lots around Orpen area.
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by SeanP » Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:46 pm

:thumbs_up: Too easy!!! :shock:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Nov 26, 2013 3:10 am

It's only easy if you know it, Sean. :wink:

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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by forestgump » Tue Nov 26, 2013 3:45 pm

Yellow sap of bark used to catch birds. Name the granite loving tree ?
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Re: Tree and plant quizz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Tue Nov 26, 2013 4:31 pm

Holly bark?
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