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Vachellia kosiensis

Vachellia kosiensis (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: dune thorn (Eng.); duinesoetdoring (Afr.); umunga (Zulu)
Family: Fabaceae

... easily confused with its close relative, the Sweet Thorn, Vachellia karroo , and was previously considered to be a coastal form of it. They can be told apart by Vachellia karroo having flowers at the branch ends. Grows on ... thus stronger plants of other species growing near them. Vachellia The tree is very fast growing under full sun ...

21 / 11 / 2016 | Geoff Nichols | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Vachellia robusta subsp. robusta

Vachellia robusta subsp. robusta. Photo Glenice Ebedes
Common names: broadpod robust thorn (Eng.); enkeldoring (Afr.); mooka (Nso.); mvumbangwenya (Tso.); mokhu (Tsw.); muvumba-ngwena (Ven.);umngamanzi (Zul.)
Family: Fabaceae

... broad, seed pods adorning the tree from November–August. Vachellia robusta grows fast. Trees are usually deciduous for ... appear together with or after the new leaves in spring. Vachellia robusta is variable, and is subdivided into 3 ... It has been introduced elsewhere, e.g. in South Asia. Vachellia robusta is commonly found in open forests and ...

14 / 09 / 2015 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Vachellia tortilis

Vachellia  tortilis subsp. tortilis tree
Common names: Umbrella thorn (Eng.); haak-en-steek (Afr.); mosu (Tswana)
Family: Fabaceae

... Free State National Botanical Garden July 2012   Vachellia  tortilis subsp. tortilis reaches heights of ... cannot be confused with those of any other South African Vachellia or Senegalia . They are rolled up into a tight ... 2 years have been observed to be somewhat frost resistant. Vachellia tortilis occurs in deciduous woodland, thornveld ...

16 / 07 / 2012 | Tshilidzi Netshisaulu | Free State NBG
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Vachellia hebeclada subsp. hebeclada

Vachellia hebeclada foliage
Common names: candle thorn (Eng.); trassiebos (Afr.); mohae (S. Sotho)
Family: Fabaceae

... it is unlikely to be confused with any other South African Vachellia or Senegalia species, especially when the large ... in the northern provinces of South Africa The flowers of Vachellia hebeclada attract lots of small insects like bees ... them when moving from one to the other. This vachellia is called "a house of the lion" as lions shelter in ...

19 / 04 / 2010 | Stemmer Ngalo | Free State NBG
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Vachellia erioloba

Vachellia erioloba
Common names: camel thorn (Eng.); kameeldoring (Afr.)
Family: Fabaceae

... summer temperatures and severe frosts. In very dry areas Vachellia erioloba occurs along watercourses or where ... descend to 60 m, providing access to deep ground water. Vachellia Vachellia erioloba can be propagated easily by seeds. The ...

26 / 12 / 2005 | Mhlonishwa D Dlamini | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Vachellia nilotica subsp. kraussiana

Pods of Vachellia nilotica subsp kraussiana
Common names: scented-pod acacia ( Eng. ); lekkerruikpeul (Afr.); Mogohlo (Northern Sotho); isiThwetwe, umNcawe (Siswati); Motsha (Tshwana); umNqawe (Zulu) African
Family: Fabaceae

... This subspecies occurs south of the Zambezi River. Vachellia This medium to large semi-deciduous tree will grow ... Willd. ex Delile subsp. kraussiana (Benth.) Brenan .   Vachellia refers to George Harvey Vachell (1789 – 1839), ... stock farmer with browsers on your property, this lovely  Vachellia species would be an asset to you. Please just ...

21 / 02 / 2005 | 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

... should be limited (also quantities of wilted leaves). Vachellia This tree is easily propagated from seed that has ... was previously known as Acacia sieberiana var. woodii . Vachellia refers to George Harvey Vachell (1789 – 1839), ... Where else but in Africa would you encounter such a sight? Vachellia sieberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr. var. woodii (Burtt ...

03 / 11 / 2003 | Pitta Joffe | Pretoria 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

... sweet scent of the flowers and perform a pollination role. Vachellia The fever tree is an exceptionally attractive tree ... was previously called Acacia xanthophloea . The genus name Vachellia is named a after George Harvey Vachell (1789 – ... born and the plant acquired its name as the fever tree. Vachellia xanthophloea  belongs to the pod bearing family ...

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

... Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden January 2002   Vachellia karroo has a rounded crown, branching fairly low ... according the size, shape and position of the thorns. Vachellia karroo may be found from the Western Cape through ... It was a very welcome sight to early travelers and nomads. Vachellia karroo has a life span of 30-40 years and is an ...

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