Trees & Shrubs

102 species | 31 families | 21 contributors

ANACARDIACEAE - Cashew family (5 species)

Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii - False Marula

Ozoroa paniculosa - Bushveld Resin-tree

Ozoroa sphaerocarpa - Currant Resin-tree

Rhus gueinzii - Thorny Karree

Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra - Marula

ANNONACEAE - Custard apple family (1 species)

Hexalobus monopetalus - Shakama Plum

APOCYNACEAE - Dogbane family (2 species)

Pachypodium saundersii - Kudu Lily

Secamone parvifolia

Stomatostemma monteiroae - Monteiro Vine

ARECACEAE - Palm trees (1 species)

Phoenix reclinata - Wild Date-palm

BIGNONIACEAE - Bignonias (1 species)

Rhigozum zambesiacum - Mopane Pomegranate

BORAGINACEAE - Forget-me-not family (2 species)

Cordia ovalis - Satin-bark Saucer-berry

Ehretia obtusifolia - Hairy Puzzle-bush

BURSEACEAE - Torchwood family (3 species)

Commiphora africana var. africana - Poison-grub Corkwood

Commiphora glandulosa - Tall Firethorn Corkwood

Commiphora mollis - Velvet-leaved Corkwood

CACTACEAE - Cactus family (1 species)

Opuntia stricta - Prickly Pear

CAPPARACEAE - Caper family (3 species)

Boscia albitrunca - Shepherd's Tree

Maerua angolensis - Bushveld Bead-bean

Maerua parvifolia - Dwarf Bush-cherry

CELASTRACEAE - Bittersweet family (4 species)

Elaeodendron transvaalense - Bushveld Saffron

Gymnosporia buxifolia - Common Spikethorn

Gymnosporia senegalensis - Red Spikethorn

Mystroxylon aethiopicum - Kubu-berry

COMBRETACEAE (6 species)

Combretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum - Red Bushwillow

Combretum herereoense - Russet Bushwillow

Combretum imberbe - Leadwood

Combretum mossambicense - Knobbly Climbing Bushwillow

Terminalia prunioides - Purple-pod Cluster-leaf

Terminalia sericea - Silver Cluster-leaf

EBENACEAE - Ebony family (4 species)

Diospyros mespiliformis - Jackal-berry

Euclea divinorum - Magic Guarri

Euclea natalensis subsp. angustifolia - Bushveld Hairy Guarri

Euclea undulata - Small-leaved Guarri

EUPHORBIACEAE - Spurge family (3 species)

Euphorbia cooperi - Bushveld Candelabra Euphorbia

Euphorbia tirucalli - Rubber-hedge Euphorbia

Spirostachys africana - Tamboti

FABACEAE - Legume family (27 species)

Albizia anthelmintica - Worm-cure Albizia

Albizia harveyi - Bushveld Albizia

Bolusanthus speciosus -

Tree Wistaria

Chamaecrista mimosoides - Fishbone Dwarf Cassia

Dalbergia melanoxylon - Zebrawood

Decorsea schlechteri

Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. africana - Small-leaved Sickle-bush

Erythrina humeana - Dwarf Coral-tree

Faidherbia albida - Ana Tree

Mundulea sericea - Cork Bush

Neorautanenia mitis

Ormocarpum trichocarpum - Hairy Caterpillar-pod

Peltophorum africanum - African Wattle

Philenoptera violacea - Apple-leaf

Schotia brachypetala - Weeping Boer-bean

Senegalia burkei - Black Monkey-thorn

Senegalia erubescens - Blue Thorn

Senegalia nigrescens - Knob Thorn

Senegalia senegal var. rostrata - Bushy Tree-hook

Senna italica - Eland's Senna

Vachellia exuvialis - Flaky-bark Thorn

Vachellia gerrardii - Red Thorn

Vachellia grandicornuta - Horned Thorn

Vachellia nilotica - Scented-pod Thorn

Vachellia robusta subsp. clavigera - River Thorn

Vachellia tortilis - Umbrella Thorn

Vachellia xanthophloea - Fever Tree

LOGANIACEAE (1 species)

Strychnos madagascariensis - Black Monkey-orange

MALPIGHIACEAE (1 species)

Triaspis glaucophylla - Blue Shieldfruit

MALVACEAE - Mallows (9 species)

Dombeya rotundifolia - Wild Pear

Gossypium herbaceum subsp. africanum - Wild Cotton

Grewia bicolor - White-leaved Raisin

Grewia flava - Velvet Raisin

Grewia flavescens var. flavescens - Sandpaper Raisin

Grewia hexamita - Giant Raisin

Grewia monticola - Grey Raisin

Grewia villosa - Mallow Raisin

Sterculia rogersii - Star-chestnut

MELIACEAE - Mahogany family (1 species)

Turraea obtusifolia - Small Honeysuckle Tree

MENISPERMACEAE (1 species)

Cocculus hirsutus - Bushveld Moonseed Creeper

Tinospora fragosa - Aaron's Rod

MORACEAE - Mulberry family (3 species)

Ficus abutilifolia - Large-leaved Rock Fig

Ficus stuhlmannii - Lowveld Fig

Ficus sycomorus subsp. sycomorus - Sycamore Fig

OCHNACEAE (1 species)

Ochna inermis - Stunted Plane

OLACACEAE (2 species)

Ximenia americana var, microphylla - Blue Sourplum

Ximenia caffra - Sourplum

OLEACEAE (2 species)

Jasminum fluminense - River Jasmin

Jasminum multipartitum - Common Wild Jasmin

PHYLLANTHACEAE (3 species)

Bridelia mollis - Velvet Sweetberry

Flueggea virosa - White Berry-bush

Phyllanthus reticulatus - Potato Bush

RHAMNACEAE - Buckthorn family (2 species)

Berchemia discolor - Brown Ivory

Ziziphus mucronata subsp. mucronata - Buffalo Thorn

RUBIACEAE - Coffee family (4 species)

Canthium armatum - False Turkey-berry

Gardenia volkenssi subsp. volkensii - Bushveld Gardenia

Pavetta catophylla - Sand Brides-bush

Pyrostria hystrix - Porcupine Bush

RUTACEAE - Citrus family (1 species)

Ptaeroxylon obliquum - Sneezewood

Teclea pilosa - Winged Cherry-orange

SAPINDACEAE - Soapberry family (1 species)

Pappea capensis - Jacket Plum

VELLOZIACEAE (1 species)

Xerophyta retinervis - Baboon's Tail - Black Stick Lily

VERBENACEAE - Verbena family (2 species)

Chascanum pinnatifidum var. racemosum - Dainty Trumpets

Lantana rugosa - Bird's Brandy

VITACEAE - Grape family (4 species)

Cissus cornifolia - Ivy Grape

Cissus quadrangularis var. quadrangularis - Veld Grape

Cissus rotundifolia var. rotundifolia - Bushveld Grape

Roicissus tridentata - Northern Bushman's Grape

ZYGOPHYLLACEAE (1 species)

Balanites maughamii subsp. maughamii - Torchwood