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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

... Voigt Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden February 2016 Euclea pseudebenus is commonly known as a true tree, but may ... than their height. As with many arid environment trees, Euclea pseudebenus is a very slow grower, but at the same time may become hundreds of years old. Euclea pseudebenus is found in harsh, stony and sandy desert ...

15 / 02 / 2016 | Werner Voigt | Karoo Desert 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

... Mothogoane N ational Herbarium, Pretoria January 2014   Euclea divinorum is an evergreen shrub or small tree, up to 9 ... of leaves. Stalks are covered in reddish-brown granules. Euclea divinorum flowers from August to December. It can be ... has larger leaves and fruits, with a denser inflorescence. Euclea crispa has leaves that are broad in the middle, hairy ...

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

... Voigt Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden June 2013   Euclea undulata is a very sturdy, evergreen, dense and twiggy ... presence of fruit or flowers or both for most of the year. Euclea undulata occurs in a variety of climates ranging from ... species is absent in parts of the Kalahari with deep sand. Euclea undulata is undoubtedly pollinated by insects such as ...

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

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden August 2010   Euclea crispa is a single-stemmed small tree with many ... have been seen to enjoy browsing the leaves and bark of Euclea crispa. Euclea In nature, the blue guarri grows quite easily from ...

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

... author thanks Anthony Hitchcock for advice on propagation. Euclea natalensis is a shrub or small bushy tree, 4-10 m ... hairy foliage emerging out of the dark green crown. Euclea natalensis is dioecious (with male and female flowers ... specimens are planted too far apart from each other. Euclea natalensis is divided into six subspecies: subsp. ...

08 / 02 / 2010 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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