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Salix mucronata
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AG, Thank you for the stunning pics, but more importantly for the making this a great learning experience for me. :thumbs_up:
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Montiniaceae
Montinia caryophyllacea
Afrikaans name: Peperbos
English:No english name,but peperbush will do.
Grow up to 2meter in height. There is also only 1 Montinia specie in Southern Africa.Male and female flowers occur in separate plants.
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Oddly enough not mentioned in either of the van Wyk books which I have. :(
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Searsia populifolia

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Rhigosum trichotomum
Bignoniaceae- granaatfamilie
Afrikaans name: Driedoring
English:
Tricho,the specie name refers to the afrikaans name drie which means three,also refers to the way the stems are situated on the plant.
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Grewia flava
Afrikaans name: Wilderosyntjie
English: Velvet brandybush
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Tamarix usneoides
Afrikaans name: Abiekwasgeelhout
English: Wild tamarix
Leaves with flowers.
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Olea europaea subsp. africana
Afrikaans name: Olienhout
English: Wild olive
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Ziziphus mucronata
Afrikaans name: Blinkblaar-wag-n-bietjie
English: Buffalo thorn
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Thank you again AG for all the informative information..and great pics. :thumbs_up:
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Family: Ebenaceae
Euclea undulata
Afrikaans name: Ghwarriebos
English: Common guarri
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Nymania capensis
Afrikaans name: Klapperbos
English: Chinese lanterns
This plant grow up to 2.5 m tall,flowers are light pink to red and the fruit are inflated.
A palatable plant. There is also only one Nymania-specie in South- Africa.
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Ok I have covered all scrubs and trees for AFNP, by means of the pics, I will post pics of plants like the annuals and herbacious types,bulbs and so on.Most of the time visitors to our National Parks do not have the oppurtunity to see them,so this will basically be just a window for those who are interested and just want to learn more. :)
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Euphorbia avasmontana
Afrikaans name:
English:Crown of thorns
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