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Common Trees In Ithala

 The approximately 320 species recorded in Ithala makes it the reserve with the greatest number of tree species in KwaZulu-Natal.  This list of 170 trees are those most likely to seen by the public.  The list is in alphabetical order on the scientific name and is numbered following the National Tree List.  Several trees have been marked for easy identification.  More information on them is contained in section 6.6. on the Ngubhu Loop Auto Trail.

 ±161    Acacia burkei - Black Monkey Thorn; umKhaya

 ±162    Acacia caffra - Common Hook Thorn; Gewone Haakdoring; umTholo

±163.1Acacia davyi  - Corky Thorn; Kurkdoring; isiKhwishi

 ±167    Acacia gerrardii  - Red Thorn; Rooidoring; umPhuze, umSama

 ±172    Acacia karoo  - Sweet Thorn; Soetdoring; umuNga

 ±178    Acacia nigrescens  - Knob Thorn; Knoppiesdoring; umKhaya, uBambampala

 ±179    Acacia nilotica  - Scented Thorn; Lekkerruikpeul; umNqawe

 ±183    Acacia robusta  - Splendid Acacia, Ankle Thorn; Enkeldoring; umNgamanzi

 ±185.1Acacia senegal  - Three-hook Thorn; umKhayikhayi, isiKhampofane

 ±188    Acacia tortilis - Umbrella Thorn, Haak-en-Steek; umSasane, umThwethwe, isiShoba

 ±639    Acokanthera oppositifolia- Common poison-bush; Gewone gifboom; inHlungunyembe

 ±028.1 Aloe arborescens  - Krantz aloe; Kransaalwyn; iNhlaba-encane

 ±028    Aloe barberiae (= A. bainesii)  - Tree aloe; Boomaalwyn; inKalane-enkulu

 ±029.5Aloe marlothii  - Aloe; aalwyn; iNlaba

 ±422    Apodytes dimidiata  - White Pear; Witpeer; umDakane

 ±208    Bauhinia galpinii  - Pride-of-De Kaap; Vlam-van-die-vlakte

 ±450    Berchemia zeyheri  - Red ivory; Rooi-ivoor; umNeyi, umNcaka, umNini

 ±122    Boscia albitrunca   - Sheperd's tree; Witgat; umVithi, isiNama

 ±725    Brachylaena elliptica  - Bitter leaf; Bitterblaar

 ±684    Breonadia salicina  - Matumi, Transvaal Teak; Mingerhout; umHlume

 ±708    Canthium inerme  - Turkey berry; Gewone bokdrol; umVuthwamini

 ±710    Canthium mundianum  - Rock Alder; Klipels; umNgalambele

 ±640.2Carissa bispinosa  - Num-num; Noemnoem

 ±410    Cassine aethiopica  - Kooboo-berry; Koeboebessie; umNqayi, umGunguluzampunzi

 ±416    Cassine transvaalensis - Transvaal saffronwood; Transvaalsaffraan; iNgwavuma, iNqotha

 ±039    Celtis africana  - White stinkwood; Witstinkhout; umVumvu

 ±685    Cephalanthus natalensis  - Strawberry Bush; Witaarbeibos; umFimfi

 ±043    Chaetacme aristata  - Thorny elm; umKhovothi

 ±265    Clausena anisata  - Horsewood; Perdepis; umSanga, umNukambiba, isiFudu

 ±667    Clerodendrum glabrum  - White cat's whiskers; Haarpuisblaar; iFamu, umNukalembeba

 ±689.1Coddia rudis  - Small bone-apple; Kleinbeenappel; umDondwane, umGogwane

 ±532    Combretum apiculatum  - Red Bush-willow; Rooiboswilg; umBondwe, umBondwe-omnyama

 ±536    Combretum erythrophyllum  - River Bush-willow; Vaderlandswilg; umBondwe, umDubu

 ±538    Combretum hereroense  - Russet Bush-willow; Kierieklapper; umHlalavane

 ±540    Combretum kraussii  - Red-leaf Bush Willow; Rooiblaar; umDubu-wehlathi

 ±537    Combretum molle  - Velvet Bush-willow; Basterrooibos; umBondwe

 ±546    Combretum zeyheri  - Large-fruited Bush-willow; Raasblaar; umBondwe-elisembundwini

 ±277    Commiphora harveyi  - Bronze paper commiphora; Rooistamkannidood; umNyala, iHlunguthi

 ±283    Commiphora neglecta  - Sweet-root commiphora; Soetwortelkanniedood; umDe-wehlathi

 ±291    Commiphora woodii  - Forest commiphora; Boskanniedood; umDe-wehlathi

 ±652    Cordia caffra  - Oudehout; iLovu, iLalanyathi

 ±328    Croton gratissimus  - Lavender croton; Laventelkoorsbessie; umaHlabakufeni, uHubeshane

 ±116    Cryptocarya woodii  - Cape laurel; Kaapse kweper; umThongwane, umNgqabe, isiLindangulube

 ±562    Cussonia natalensis  - Simple-leaved cabbage tree; Rotskiepersol; umSenge

 ±564    Cussonia spicata  - Cabbage tree; Gewone kiepersol; umSenge

 ±561    Cussonia zuluensis  - Zulu cabbage tree; Zoeloekiepersol

 ±521    Dais cotinifolia  - Pompon tree; Basboom; inTozwane-emnyama

 ±190    Dichrostachys cinerea  - Sickle bush; Sekelbos; uGagane

 ±605.1Diospyros lycioides   - Bluebush; Bloubos; umNqandane

 ±611    Diospyros whyteana  - Bladder-nut, Black bark; Bostolbos, Swartbos; uManzimane, umNqandane

 ±468.1Dombeya burgessiae  - Pink dombeya; Persdrolpeer; iBunda

 ±469    Dombeya cymosa  - Natal dombeya; Nataldrolpeer; iBunda

 ±471    Dombeya rotundifolia  - Wild pear; Gewone drolpeer, Dikbas; iNhlinziyo-enkulu

 ±507    Dovyalis caffra  - Kei Apple; Keiappel; umQokolo

 ±030.9Dracaena aletriformis (= D. hookeriana)  - Large-leaved dragon tree; iGonsi-lehlathi

 ±314    Drypetes gerrardii  - Forest Ironplum; Bosysterpruim; umHlwakela

 ±657    Ehretia rigida  - Puzzle bush; Deurmekaarbos; umHlele, iSalanyathi

 ±298    Ekebergia capensis  - Cape Ash; Essenhout; umNyamathi, umGwenya-wezinja, uMathunzini-ye-zintaba

 ±299    Ekebergia pterophylla  - Rock ash; Rotsessenhout

 ±008    Encephalartos lebomboensis  - Lebombo Cycad; uJubane, isiGqiki-semkhovu

 ±581    Englerophytum magalismontanum [= Bequaertiodendron magalismontanum]  - Stamvrug; umNumbele

 ±243.1Erythrina humeana  - Dwarf Coral Tree; Kleinkoraalboom; umSinsana, iKati

 ±244    Erythrina latissima  - Broad-leafed erythrina; umGqwabagqwaba, umQongqazi

 ±248    Erythroxylum delagoense  - Small-leaved coca tree; Fynblaarkokaboom; iKhandalempakha

 ±594    Euclea crispa  - Bush Gwarri, Bloughwarrie; iShekisane, iDungamuzi, isiZimane, umNqandane

 ±595    Euclea divinorum  - Magic Gwarri, Towerghwarrie; umHlangula, uBophanyamazane, umNcafuzana

 ±597    Euclea natalensis  - Large-leaved guarrie; Natalghwarrie; iDungamuzi, isiZimane, umTshekisane

 ±600    Euclea racemosa subsp. zuluense [= E. schimperi]  - Bush guarri; Bosgwarrie; iChitamuzi

 ±346    Euphorbia cooperi  - Lesser candelabra tree; Transvaalse kanelaarnaboom; umHlonhlo

 ±351    Euphorbia ingens  - Candelabra tree; Gewone naboom; umHlonhlo, uMahetheni

 ±355    Euphorbia tirucalli  - Pencil euphorbia; umDuze, umSululu, umDe-wehlathi, uMunde

 ±356    Euphorbia triangularis  - River euphorbia; Driehoekmelkbos

 ±075    Faurea saligna  - Beechwood; iSefu, umCalathole

 ±076    Faurea speciosa  - Broad-leaved Beech; Breeblaarboekenhout

 ±063    Ficus abutilifolia  - Large-leaved rock fig; Grootblaarrotsvy

 ±049    Ficus burtt-davyi  - Veld fig; Veldvy; uluZi

 ±060    Ficus cordata subsp. salicifolia  - Wonderboom fig; Wonderboomvy; isiGondwane

 ±064    Ficus glumosa  - African rock fig; Afrikaanse rotsvy; iNkokhokho

 ±055    Ficus ingens  - Red-leaved rock fig; Rooiblaarrotsvy; umDende, umDende-obomvu, isiGondwane

 ±050    Ficus sur  - Cape fig; Kaapsevy; umKhwikwane

 ±066    Ficus sycomorus  - Sycamore fig; Sycamorusvy; umKwikwane

 ±048    Ficus thonningii  - Common Wild Fig; umThombi

 ±523    Galpinia transvaalica  - Wild pride-of-India; Transvaalliguster; iMpisimakhaza, umPhisamakhaza

 ±486    Garcinia livingstonei  - African Mangosteen; Laeveldse Geelmelkhout; umPhimpi, uGobandlovu

 ±462    Grewia monticola  - Silwer raisin; Vaalrosyntjie

 ±463    Grewia occidentalis  - Cross-berry; Kruisbessie; iLalanyathi, iManhlele, iKlolo

 ±445    Greyia radlkoferi  - Transvaal Bottlebrush; Transvaalse Baakhout

 ±670    Halleria lucida  - Tree fuchia; Notsung; uMinza, uNondonyela

 ±361    Harpephyllum caffrum  - Wild plum; Wildeprium; umGwenya

 ±455    Heteropyxis natalensis  - Lavender tree; Laventelboom; iNkunzi

 ±438    Hippobromus pauciflorus  - Basterperdepis; uQhume, isiPhahluka

 ±690    Hyperacanthus amoenus  - Spiny gardenia; Doringkatjiepiering; umBabangwe, umTembezwana

 ±023    Hyphaene coriaceae  - Ilala palm; Lalapalm; iLala

 ±705    Lagynias lasiantha  - Natal Medlar; Natal Mispel; umTulwa

 ±362    Lannea discolor  - Live-long; Dikbas; isiGanganyane

 ±132    Maerua angolensis  - Bead-bean Tree; Knoppiesboontjieboom; umEnwayo; umGodithi

 ±135    Maerua rosmarinoides  - Needle-leaved Bush-cherry; unTswantwsane

 ±586    Manilkara concolor  - Zulu milkberry; Zoeloemelkbessie; umNqambo

 ±398    Maytenus acuminata  - Silky-bark; Sybas; isiNama

 ±399    Maytenus heterophylla  - Common spike-thorn; Gewone pendoring; uSolo, iNgqwangane, isiBhubhu

 ±399.3Maytenus nemorosa  - White forest spike-thorn; Witbospendoring; iNgqwangane

 ±401    Maytenus peduncularis  - Blackwood; Swarthout; umNqayi

 ±402    Maytenus senegalensis  - Confetti tree; Bloupendoring; uBuhlangwe, isiHlangu

 ±403    Maytenus undata  - Koko tree; Kokoboom; iDohame, iNqayi-elibomvu

 ±584    Mimusops obovata  - Red-milkwood; Rooimelkhout; aMasethole-ehlathi, umNolwe

 ±071    Obetia tenax  - Tree nettle; Bergbrandnetel; uluZi, umDadi-omkhulu, imBokozembe

 ±481    Ochna natalitia  - Natal plane; Natalrooihout; umBhovane-ongcingci, umBhovane

 ±479.1Ochna serrulata  - Small-leaved Plane; umBhovane-ongcingci, umBhovane

 ±618.1Olea capensis subsp. enervis  - Ironwood; Ysterhout

 ±617    Olea europaea subsp. africana  - Wild olive; Swartolienhout; umSinsi, umNqumo

 ±230    Ormocarpum trichocarpum  - Caterpillar Bush; Rusperboontjie; isiThibane, umSindandlovana

 ±100    Osyris lanceolata  - Mountain Sumach; Bergbas; inGondotha-mpete, uMbulunyathi

 ±375    Ozoroa paniculosa  - Common resin tree; Gewone haarpuisboom; isiFice

 ±433    Pappea capensis  - Dopprium; Dopprium; umQhokwane

 ±717    Pavetta edentula  - Large-leaved bride's bush; Grootblaarbruidsbos; isiMuncwane, uMafayindlala

 ±716    Pavetta gardeniifolia  - Common bride's bush; Gewone bruidsbos

 ±718.1Pavetta lanceolata  - Weeping Bride's Bush; Treurbuidsbos; umDleza

 ±517    Peddiea africana  - Fibre-bark, Green flower; uSingaolusalugazi

 ±215    Peltophorum africanum  - Weeping wattle, African wattle; Huilboom; umThobo, isiKhamkhombe

 ±022    Phoenix reclinata  - Wild date palm, Wildedadelboom; Sundu-i, Dama-i

 ±139    Pittosporum viridiflorum  - Pittosporum, Kasuur; umVusamvu, umKhwenkwe

 ±087    Protea caffra  - Common Sugarbush; isiQalaba

 ±088    Protea comptonii  - Mountain sugarbush

 ±089    Protea gaguedi  - African White Sugarbush; Afrikaanse Witsuikerbos

 ±096    Protea roupelliae  - Silver Sugarbush; isiQalaba, uQhambathi

 ±364    Protorhus longifolia  - Red beech; Rooiboekenhout; isiFice, umHluthi, uNhlangothi

 ±723    Psychotria capensis  - Cream psychotria; Lemoenbos

 ±711    Psydrax obovata  - Quar; Kwar; umHlelehlela,umZilambuzi

 ±292    Ptaeroxylon obliquum  - Sneezewood; Nieshout; umThathe, uBhaqa

 ±236    Pterocarpus angolensis  - Wild Teak, Kiaat; umBilo, umVangazi

 ±237    Pterocarpus rotundifolius  - Round-leaved Kiaat; Dopperkiaat; iNdlandlovu

 ±405    Pterocelastrus echinatus  - White cherrywood; Witkershout; iNqayi-elibomvu, uSahlulamanye

 ±403.2Putterlickia verrucosa  - False Forest Spike-thorn, Warted Bastard Spike-thorn; Basterbospendoring

 ±578    Rapanea melanophloes  - Cape beech; Kaapseboekenhout; isiCalabi

 ±647    Rauvolfia caffra  - Quinine tree; Waterbeokenhout; umHlambamanzi, umKhahluvungu

 ±380    Rhus chirindensis  - Red Currant; Bostaaibos; iNhlokoshiyane-enkulu, iKhathabane

 ±381.1Rhus dentata  - Nana-berry; Nanabessie; umHlalamvubu

 ±384    Rhus gueinzii  - Thorny karee; Doringkaree; umPhondo

 ±388.1Rhus lucida  - Glossy taaibos; Blinktaaibos;

 ±391    Rhus pentheri  - Common crow-berry; Gewone kraaibessie; iNhlokoshiyane

 ±392    Rhus pyroides  - Common taaibos; Gewone taaibos; iNhlokoshiyane

 ±393.1Rhus rehmanniana  - Blunt-leaved taaibos; Stompblaartaaibos

 ±381.1Rhus tumulicola   - Hard-leaved Currant; Hardetaaibos

 ±695    Rothmannia globosa  - September Bells; umPhazane

 ±202    Schotia brachypetala  - Tree Fuchsia, Weeping boer-bean; Huilboerboom; umGxamu, uVovovo, iHluze

 ±612    Schrebera alata  - Wing-leafed wooden pear; Wildejasmyn; umGwenyahlungulu

 ±360    Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra  - Marula; Maroela; umGanu

 ±498    Scolopia zeyheri  - Thorn pear; Doringpeer; iDungamuzi-lehlati

 ±213    Senna petersiana  - Monkey Pod; Apiespeul; umNembenembe, uHwabile

 ±579    Sideroxylon inerme  - White milkwood; Witmelkhout; aMasethole-amhlope, uMakhwelafingqane

 ±341    Spirostachys africana  - Tamboti; Tambotie; umThombothi

 ±624    Strychnos decussata  - Cape teak; Kaapsekiaat; umPhatawenkosi

 ±625    Strychnos henningsii  - Coffee-bean strychnos; Rooibitterbessie; umQalothi

 ±626    Strychnos madagascariensis  - Black monkey orange; Swartklapper; umGulugulu

 ±629    Strychnos spinosa  - Spiny monkey orange; Groenklapper; umHlala

 ±555    Syzygium cordatum  - Umdoni; Waterbessie; umDoni

 ±703    Tapiphyllum parvifolium  - Small velvet leaf; Bergmispel

 ±733    Tarchonanthus camphoratus  - Camphor bush; Kanferbos; iGqeba-elimhlope

 ±549    Terminalia phanerophlebia  - Lebombo terminalia; Lebombotrosblaar; aMangwe-amnyama

 ±465    Thespesia acutiloba  - Wild tulip tree; Wildetulpboom; iPhuphume, iBhicongo

 ±042    Trema orientalis  - Pigeonwood; Hophout; uBathini

 ±699    Tricalysia lanceolata  - Common tricalysia; iSanwane

 ±503    Trimeria grandifolia  - Wild Mulberry; Wildermoerbei; iDebelendlovu

 ±504    Trimeria trinervis  - Small-leaved Wild Mulberry; Fynblaarwildemoerbei;  iDebelendlovu

 ±296    Turraea floribunda  - Wild honeysuckle tree; Wildekamperfoelieboom; uMadlozane, umLulama-omncane

 ±702    Vangueria infausta  - Wild medlar, Wildermispel; umViyo, umThulwa, umVivi

 ±261    Vepris lanceolata [= V. undulata ]  - White ironwood, Witysterhout; uMozane, umZane, iSutha

 ±661    Vitex obovata subsp obovata  - White Vitex; umLuthu

 ±664    Vitex rehmannii  - Pipe-stem tree; Pypsteelboom; umLuthu, umDuli, umBhendula

 ±488    Warburgia salutaris  - Pepperbark; isiBhaha

 ±103    Ximenia caffra  - Large sourplum; Groot suurprium; umThunduluka-omncane, umKholotshwana

 ±493    Xylotheca kraussiana  - African Dog-rose; Afrikaanse Hondsroos; umBhalekani, isiShwashwa

 ±253    Zanthoxylum capense - Small knobwood; Kleinperdepram; umNungwane,umNungumabele

 ±447    Ziziphus mucronata  - Buffalo-thorn; Blinkblaar-wag-'n-bietjie;  umPhafa,  umLahlankosi

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