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Celtis africana

Celtis africana
Common names: white stinkwood; witstinkhout (Afr.); umVumvu (Xhosa); uSinga lwesalukazi (Zulu); Modutu (Sotho & Tswane); Mpopano (Venda)
Family: Cannabaceae

... to form a dense, semi-circular canopy. The trunk of  Celtis africana  is easy to distinguish by its smooth, pale ... old trees and sometimes has horizontal ridges. In spring Celtis africana is very lovely, with its light green, tender ... When they turn yellow-brown to black they are ripe. Celtis africana is common and widespread in South Africa. It ...

03 / 02 / 2003 | Giles Mbambezeli | Kirstenbosch NBG
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