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Trees and Grasses List

List of common trees

No Latin name English name Afrikaans name
160 Acacia ataxacantha Flame thorn Vlamdoring
162 Acacia caffra Common hook-thorn Gewone haakdoring
172 Acacia karroo Sweet thorn Soetdoring
185 Acacia Senagal Tree-horn thorn Driehaakdoring
157 Albizia tanganyicensis Paperbark false-thorn Papierbasvalsdoring
295 Aloe marlothii Flat flowered aloe Bergaalwyn
Anthocleista grandiflora Forest fever tree Boskoorsboom
730 Brachylaena rotundata Mountain silver oak Bergvaalbos
325 Bridelia mollis Velvet sweetberry Fluweelsoetbessie
197 Burkea africana Wild seringa Wildesering
706 Canthium gilfillani Velvet-leaved canthium Fluweelklipels
710 Canthium mundianum Rock alder Klipels
667 Clerodendrum glabrum Tinderwood Tontelhout
Clutia pluchella Lightning bush Weerligbos
532 Combretum apiculatum Red bushwillow Rooibos
540 Combretum molle Velvet bushwillow Fluweelboswilg
243 Combretum nelsonii Waterberg Bushwillow Waterbergboswilg
546 Combretum zeyheri Large-fruited bushwillow Raasblaar
280 Commiphora mollis Velvet corkwood Fluweelkanniedood
278 Commiphora morlothii Paperbark corkwood Papierbaskanniedood
328 Croton gratissimus Lavender fever-berry Laventelkoorsbessie
564 Cussonia spicata Common cabbage tree Gewone kiepersol
190 Dichrostachys cineria Sickle bush Sekelbos
643 Diplorhynchus condylocarpon Horn-pod tree Horingpeutjieboom
471  Dombeya rotundifolia Common wild pear Gewone drolpeer
657 Ehretia rigida Puzzle bush Deurmekaarbos
Elephantorrhizia burkeii Sumach bean Basboontjie
581 Engelerophytum magalismontanum Transvaal milkplum Stamvrug
Erythroxylum delagoense Small-leaved coca tree Fynblaarkokaboom
594 Euclea crispa Blue guarri Bloughwarrie
597 Euclea natalensis Natal guarri Natalghwarrie
601 Euclea undulate Common guarri Gewone ghwarrie
Fadogia homblei Wildedadel
75 Faurea saligna Transvaal beech Transvaalboekenhout
63 Ficus abutilifolia Large-leaved rock fig Grootblaarrotsvy
50 Ficus sur Broom Cluster fig Besemtrosvy
48 Ficus thonningii Common wild fig Gewone wildevy
691 Gardenia volkensii Bushveld Gardenia Bosveldkatjiepiering
Grewia bicolor White raisin Witrosyntjie
459 Grewia flava Velvet raisin Fluweelrosyntjie
459 Grewia flavescens Rough-leaved Raisin Skurwe(blaar)-rosyntjie
462 Grewia monticola Silver raisin Vaalrosyntjie
Grewia occidentalis Croos-berry Kruidbessie
455 Heteropyxis natalensis Lavender tree Laventelboom
106 Hexalobus monopetalus Shakama-plum Shakamapruim
397 Iilex mitis Cape Holly Without
362 Lannea discolor Live-long Dikbas
111 Maytenus undata Koko tree Kokoboom
585 Mimusops zeyheri Transvaal red milkwood Moepel
226 Mundulea sericea Cork bush Kurkbos
Myrothamnus flabellifolia Resurrection plant Opstandingsplant
403  Ochna pulchra Peeling plane Lekkerbreek
617 Olea europea Olive tree Olienhout
Osyris lanceolata Transvaal Sumach Bergbas
375  Ozoroa paniculosa Common risen tree Gewone harpuisboom
433 Pappea capensis Jacke-plum Doppruim
Pavetta Gardeniifolia Common bride’s bush Gewone Bruidsbos
722 Pavetta zeyheri Small-leaved Bridal Bush F ynblaarbruidsbos
215 Peltophorum africanum Weeping wattle Huilboom
Pouzolzia mixta Soapbush Seepbos
87 Protea caffra Common sugarbush Gewone suikerbos
308 Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Kudu-berry Koedoebessie
Psydrax Livida Green tree Groenboom
237 Pterocarpus rotundifolius Round-leaved teak Dopperkiaat
382 Rhus engleri Velvet karree Fluweelkaree
387 Rhus leptodictya Mountain karree Bergkaree
Rhus magalismontana Mountain wild currant Bergtaaibos
392 Rhus pyroides Common wild currant Gewone taaibos
360 Sclerocarya birrea Marula Maroela
623 Strychnos cocculoides Corky monkey orange Kurkbasklapper
626 Strychnos madagascariensis Black monkey orange Swartklapper
628 Strychnos pungens Spine-leaved monkey orange Stekelblaarklapper
555 Syzygium cordatum Water berry Waterbessie
703 Tapiphyllum parvifolium Mountain wild medlar Bergmispel
686 Tarenna supra-axillaris Narrow-leaved False Bride’s Bush Smalblaarbasterbruidsbos
548 Terminalia brachystemma Green cluster leaf Groenvaalboom
551 Terminalia sericea Silver cluster-leaf Vaalboom
Vangueria cyanescens Bush madlar Bosmispel
702 Vangueria infausta Wild medlar Wildemispel
663 Vitex pooara Poora Fingerleaf Waterberg-poerabessie
664 Vitex rehmannii Pipe-stem tree Pypsteelboom
103 Ximenia caffra Sourplum Suurpruim
447 Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo-thorn Blinkblaarwag ‘n bietjie

 

List of Common Grasses

  English Name Latin Name
1 Heeringbone grass Pogonartia squarrosa
2 Curly Leaf Eragrostis chloromelas
3 Tassel tree-awn Aristida congesta
4 Couch grass Cynodon dactylon
5 False couch grass Digitaria longiflora
6 Natal red top Melis repens
7 Cat’s tail Perotis patens
8 Common finger grass Digitaria eriantha
9 Rough tree-awn Aristida rhiniochlora
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