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Fabaceae/ Pea family
Schotia afra var. angustifolia
Afrikaans name: Fynblaarkarooboerboon
English: Smallleaved Karroo Boerbean
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Celastraceae/ Spike thorn family
Gymnosporia linearis
Afrikaans name: Smalblaarpendoring
English: Narrow leaved spike thorn
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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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Diospyros lycioides
Afrikaans name: Karoo bloubos
English: Karoo bluebush
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Welcome back AG. Thought you may have deserted us. Some lovely photos and good lessons. Thanx
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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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A familiar one
Aloe dichotoma
Afrikaans name: Kokerboom
English: Quiver tree
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Another one
Acacia karroo
Afrikaans name: Soetdoring
English: Sweet thorn
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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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Ceraria namaquensis
Afrikaans name: Wolftoon
English: Namakwa Porkbush
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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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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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The young leaves had me fooled for a minute as they look similar to the Lance-leaved waxberry.
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Commiphora gracilifrondosa
Afrikaans name: Karee kanniedood
English: Karee corkwood
Plant have a strong aromatic smell.
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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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