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Tree: Pod Mohogany (Afzelia quanzensis)

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Tree: Pod Mohogany (Afzelia quanzensis)

Unread post by arks » Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:44 pm

These are two trees that I am trying to ID from pix of the seedpods, both seen in northern KNP in October 2008.

1. This one I think is the pod mahogany? Seen on the Punda Maria Flycatcher Trail on 19 October 2008.


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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:33 pm

Im going with Pod Mahogany. :D
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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread post by Imberbe » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:03 pm

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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread post by adw » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:57 am

Is this tree a Pod-Mahogany? This tree sits in the middle of the road on the S130 (a loop of 13 km on the main Croc Bridge - Lower Sabie rd). I did not take a close up of the leaves unfortunately. Taken in June 2010. According to my book guide Pod Mahohany should have no leaves in June.

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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread post by forestgump » Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:06 pm

Agree, from a distance it looks like a Pod Mahagony, leaves can stay on longer, general guidelines are given in the book. The rest of the bush still looks quite green.
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