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Millettia grandis

Millettia grandis
Common names: umzimbeet (Eng.); umsambeet (Afr.); umSimbithwa (Zulu) umKunye (Xhosa)
Family: Fabaceae

30 / 08 / 2004 | J K Baloyi | Pretoria NBG
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Erythrina zeyheri

E. zeheri growing in Free State NBG
Common names: harrow-breaker, plough-breaker (Eng.); ploegbreker (Afr.); khungoana, motumo (Southern Sotho?); umnsinsana (Zulu)
Family: Fabaceae

08 / 03 / 2004 | K Behr | Pretoria NBG
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Vachellia sieberiana var. woodii

Vachellia sieberiana var.woodii
Common names: paperbark thorn (Eng.); papierbasdoring (Afr.); Mphoka (North Sotho); umNganduzi (Siswati); Mokha, Morumosetlha (Tswana); Musaunga (Venda); umKhamba (
Family: Fabaceae

03 / 11 / 2003 | Pitta Joffe | Pretoria NBG
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Virgilia

Virgilia divaricata
Common names: blossom tree, amaqua tree (Eng.); keurboom, amakwasboom (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

18 / 08 / 2003 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bolusanthus speciosus

Bolusanthus speciosa
Common names: tree wisteria; Vanwykshout (Afr.); mogaba (Northern Sotho); umHolo (Zulu) National tree list no.: 222
Family: Fabaceae

05 / 05 / 2003 | Nick Klapwijk | Pretoria NBG
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Lessertia frutescens

Lessertia frutescens
Common names: sutherlandia, cancer bush, balloon pea (Eng.); umnwele(Xhosa & Zulu); kankerbos, blaasbossie, blaas-ertjie, eendjies, gansiekeurtjie, klappers, ho
Family: Fabaceae

... stops people 'pulling out their hair' with distress. The Fabaceae (pea & bean or pod-bearing family) is the second largest flowering ...

07 / 04 / 2003 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Schotia afra var. afra

Schotia afra var.afra
Common names: Karoo boer-bean (Eng.), Karoohuilboerboon (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

10 / 03 / 2003 | Roger Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pterocarpus rotundifolius

Pterocarpus rotundifolius
Common names: Muhataha (Tshivenda), round-leaved bloodwood (Eng.), dopperkiaat (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

03 / 03 / 2003 | Thompson T Mutshinyalo | Pretoria NBG
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Pterocarpus angolensis

Seedpod Photo Geoff Nichols
Common names: kiaat, bloodwood, paddle-wood, sealing-wax tree, wild teak, Transvaal teak (Eng.); kiaat, bloedhout, dolfhout, greinhout, kajatenhout, lakhout, wilde-
Family: Fabaceae

... tree. This tree is part of the pea or bean family (Fabaceae). The genus Pterocarpus has been placed in a further division of ...

03 / 02 / 2003 | Alice Aubrey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Senegalia galpinii

Senegalia galpinii
Common names: monkey-thorn (Eng.), Tshikwalo (Tshivenda), apiesdoring (Afr.), Molopa (North Sotho)
Family: Fabaceae

... that is not parasitized. Like other plants belonging to the Fabaceae, seed of this tree must be soaked in hot water overnight and then sown ...

20 / 01 / 2003 | Thompson T Mutshinyalo | Pretoria NBG
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Colophospermum mopane

Leaves and pods
Common names: mopane, turpentine tree (Eng.); mopanie (Afr.); mohlanare (Northern Sotho); mophane (Tswana)
Family: Fabaceae

... one species in the genus. The mopane is in the pea family (Fabaceae). This huge and important family is further divided into three ...

20 / 01 / 2003 | Alice Aubrey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Psoralea pinnata

Psoralea pinnata
Common names: fountain bush (Eng.); fonteinbos, bloukeur, penwortel (Afr.); umHlonishwa (Zulu)
Family: Fabaceae

... occurring in southern Africa. Psoralea As with most Fabaceae, growing Psoralea pinnata is quite difficult from cuttings. It is ... and added to the seed tray is generally helpful when sowing Fabaceae seeds. This helps to ensure that the symbiotic mycorrhiza which grow ...

23 / 12 / 2002 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Erythrina lysistemon

Erythrina lysistemon in spring
Common names: common coral tree, lucky bean tree (E), gewone koraalboom, kanniedood (A), umsintsi (X), muvhale (V), mophete (Tsw), mokhungwane (Sotho), umsinsi (Z)
Family: Fabaceae

02 / 09 / 2002 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Vachellia xanthophloea

Acacia xanthophloea
Common names: Fever tree (English), Koorsboom (Afrikaans), mooka-kwena (Northern Sotho), umHlosinga (Zulu), nkelenga (Tsonga), munzhelenga (Venda).
Family: Fabaceae

... Vachellia xanthophloea  belongs to the pod bearing family Fabaceae. The fever tree is an attractive, semi-deciduous to deciduous ...

01 / 04 / 2002 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Vachellia karroo

Flowers of Vachellia karroo
Common names: sweet thorn (English); soetdoring (Afrikaans); mookana (North Sotho); mooka (Tswana); umuNga (Zulu) (Xhosa)
Family: Fabaceae

01 / 01 / 2002 | Alice Aubrey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Bauhinia bowkeri

Bauhinia bowkeri
Common names: Kei Bauhinia, Kei White Bauhinia (Eng.), Keibeesklou (Afr.), umDlandlovu (Xhosa)
Family: Fabaceae

... nursery has had good results with many members of the Fabaceae that are especially prone to pre-emergence damping off by dusting the ...

24 / 12 / 2001 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Senegalia caffra

Flowers of Senegalia caffra
Common names: common hook-thorn, cat thorn(English); gewone haakdoring, katdoring (Afrikaans); umTholo (Zulu); Motholo (N. Sotho); Morutlhare (Tswana); Mbvhinya-xih
Family: Fabaceae

22 / 10 / 2001 | Alice Aubrey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Schotia brachypetala

Schotia brachypetala in Kirstenbosch NBG.
Common names: weeping boer-bean, tree fuchsia, African walnut (Eng.); huilboerboon (Afr.); umfofofo, umgxam, ishimnumyane (Xhosa), ihluze, umgxamu, uvovovo (Zulu),
Family: Fabaceae

03 / 09 / 2001 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erythrina acanthocarpa

Erythrina acanthocarpa
Common names: Tambookie Thorn, Tambuki Thorn (Eng.), Tamboekiedoring, Tamboekiewortel, Wag-'n-Bietjiedoring (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

03 / 09 / 2001 | Sharon Turner | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Senegalia ataxacantha

A.ataxacantha flowers
Common names: Flamethorn (E), Vlamdoring / Rank wag-'n-bietjie (Afr), umThathawe (Z), Mologa (N.Sotho), Mogôkatau (Setsw), Muluwa (V), umNga (X).
Family: Fabaceae

14 / 05 / 2001 | Sharon Turner | Walter Sisulu NBG
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