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Euclea pseudebenus

Euclea pseudebenus in habitat.
Common names: ebony guarri, ebony tree, black ebony, Cape ebony (Eng.); ebbehoutghwarrie, ebbehout, ebbeboom, swartebbenhout (Afr.); tsawib (Nama)
Family: Ebenaceae

... etc. In southern Africa the ebony family or Ebenaceae is represented by two genera namely Euclea and Diospyros . ...

15 / 02 / 2016 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Diospyros scabrida var. cordata

Foliage showing red new growth
Common names: Hard-leaved monkey plum; blinkblaar,hardeblaartolbos (Afr.)
Family: Ebenaceae

... the persistent flower calyx. The family Ebenaceae has only two genera and ± 500 species which occur throughout the ...

22 / 09 / 2014 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Euclea divinorum

Euclea divinorum, female flowers.  Image Geoff Nichols
Common names: magic guarri (English); towerghwarrie (Afrikaans); mohlakola (Northern Sotho); umhlangula, ubophanyamazane, umncafuzana (Zulu); umdlelanyamatane (Swat
Family: Ebenaceae

27 / 01 / 2014 | M.S. Mothogoane | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Euclea undulata

Branch with leaves
Common names: small-leaved guarri, common guarri (Eng.); kleinblaarghwarrie, gewone ghwarrrie (Afr.); bergebenholzstrauch (Ger.); gwanxe, inkunzane, umshekizane, um
Family: Ebenaceae

... In southern Africa the Ebony family or Ebenaceae is represented by two genera namely Euclea and Diospyros. . ...

24 / 06 / 2013 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Euclea crispa

Euclea crispa foliage © G. Nichols
Common names: blue guarri (Eng.); bloughwarrie (Afr.); iyeza-lokuxaxazisa, umgwali (isiXhosa), motlhaletsogane (Setswana); idungamuzi, umgwali (isiZulu), gwari (Ped
Family: Ebenaceae

09 / 08 / 2010 | N Stoll | Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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Euclea natalensis

Euclea natalensis tree
Common names: Natal guarri, Natal ebony, large-leaved guarri (Eng.); Natalghwarrie, berggwarrie, swartbasboom (Afr.); umTshekisani, umKhasa (Xhosa); iDungamuzi, iCh
Family: Ebenaceae

... with 16 species in southern Africa. The genus belongs in the Ebenaceae, the Ebony Family, which contains only two genera; Diospyros and ...

08 / 02 / 2010 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Diospyros austro-africana

Dispyros austro-africana tree
Common names: fire-sticks, star-apple (Eng.); kritikom, jakkalsbos, vuurmaakbossie, kraaibessie (Afr.); liperekisi-tsa-makhoaba, senokonoko (South Sotho), umbhongis
Family: Ebenaceae

... Diospyros austro-africana belongs to the family Ebenaceae. It was previously known as Royena hirsuta. There are two genera ...

03 / 11 / 2008 | Luambo David Rambuwani | Free State NBG
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Diospyros dichrophylla

Fruit
Common names: poison star-apple (Eng.); gifsterappel (Afr.); umnqandane (Zulu)
Family: Ebenaceae

... the genus Diospyros is the most important one in the Ebenaceae family and about 20 species are found in South Africa. ...

26 / 11 / 2007 | K Behr | Pretoria NBG
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Diospyros mespiliformis

Green fruits
Common names: African ebony, jackal-berry (Eng.); jakkalsbessie (Afr.); Musuma (Tshivenda); Mgula (Tsonga)
Family: Ebenaceae

20 / 08 / 2007 | Thompson T Mutshinyalo | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Diospyros lycioides

In fruit
Common names: bluebush, star-apple, monkey plum (Eng.); bloubos (Afr.); Muthala (Venda); Lethanyu (Tswana); Monkga-nku (Southern Sotho); Mtloumana (Northern Sotho);
Family: Ebenaceae

26 / 09 / 2005 | Luambo David Rambuwani | Free State NBG
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Diospyros whyteana

Diospyros whyteana at Kirstenbosch
Common names: bladder-nut, blackbark (Eng.); swartbas (Afr.); mohlatsane (NS); munyavhili (V); umTenatane(X); uManzimane or umKahze(Z)
Family: Ebenaceae

... named after the Scottish plant explorer Alexander Whyte. Ebenaceae is a widely distributed family worldwide. The ebony traded by ancient ...

24 / 06 / 2002 | Cherise Viljoen | Kirstenbosch NBG
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