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Pilanesberg National Park Tree Species Guide : North West Province : South Africa

 
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The Pilanesberg National Park has a wide variety of Tree Species species. Some are listed below:

No. Scientific Name Common Name
29.5 Aloe marlothii subsp. marlothii
English Mountain Aloe
Afrikaans Bergaalwyn
Setswana Mokgopha
36.2 Salix mucronata subsp. woodii
English Natal Willow
Afrikaans Natalwilger
37.0 Morella pilulifera (Myrica pilulifera)
English Broad-leaved Wax-berry
Afrikaans Bree-blaarwasbessie
39.0 Celtis africana
English White Stinkwood
Afrikaans Witstinkhout
Setswana Modutu
43.0 Chaetacme aristata
English Thorny Elm
Afrikaans Doringolm
48.0 Ficus burkei (Ficus thonningii)
English Common Wild Fig
Afrikaans Gewone Wildevy
Setswana Moumo
55.0 Ficus ingens
English Red-leaved Fig (Red-leaved Rock Fig)
Afrikaans Rooiblaarvy (Rooiblaar-rotsvy)
Setswana Motlhatsa
60.0 Ficus salicifolia (Ficus cordata)
English Wonderboom Fig
Afrikaans Wonderboom-vy
Setswana Motlhatsa
63.0 Ficus abutilifolia (Ficus soldanella)
English Large-leaved Rock Fig
Afrikaans Grootblaar-rotsvy
Setswana Momelantsweng
70.0 Obetia tenax (Urera tenax)
English Mountain Nettle
Afrikaans Berg-brandnetel
Setswana Mmabi/ Moralejwe
71.0 Pouzolzia mixta (Pouzolzia hypoleucia)
English Soap Nettle
Afrikaans Seep-netel
Setswana Monyololo
75.0 Faurea saligna
English Boekenhout (Transvaal Beech)
Afrikaans Boekenhout (Transvaal-boekenhout)
Setswana Mofufu/ Monyena
87.0 Protea caffra subsp. caffra
English Common Sugarbush
Afrikaans Gewone Suikerbos
100.0 Osyris lanceolata
English Rock Tannin Bush (Transvaal Sumach)
Afrikaans Bergbas
Setswana Moragabaloi
102.0 Ximenia americana var. america (var. microphylla)
English Blue Sourplum (Small Sourplum)
Afrikaans Blou-suurpruim (Klein-suurpruim)
Setswana Mosalasaia/ Moretologa wa podi/ Moretologane
103.0 Ximenia caffra var. caffra
English Sourplum (Large Sour Plum)
Afrikaans Suurpruim (Groot-suurpluim)
Setswana Moretologane/ Moretologa wa Podi
122.0 Boscia albitrunca
English Shepherd tree
Afrikaans Witgat
Setswana Motlhopi
125.0 Boscia foetida subsp. rehmanniana
English Foetid Shepherd Tree
Afrikaans Stinkwitgat
Setswana Mopipi
129.3 Cadaba termitaria
English Grey-leaved Worm Bush (Pink Cadaba)
Afrikaans Vaalblaar-wurmbos
Setswana Mhitshwane
132.0 Maerua angolensis
English Bead-bean
Afrikaans Knoppiesboontjie
Setswana Moomane/ Moreketli
133.0 Maerua caffra
English Spider Bush (Bush-cherry)
Afrikaans Witbos
139.0 Pittosporum viridiflorum
English Cheesewood
Afrikaans Kasuur
Setswana Mosatlela
160.0 Acacia ataxacantha
English Flame Thorn
Afrikaans Flamdoring
Setswana Mogokatau
161.0 Acacia burkei
English Black Monkey Thorn
Afrikaans Swartapiesdoring
Setswana Mokgwa
162.0 Acacia caffra
English Common Hook-thorn
Afrikaans Gewone Haakdoring
Setswana Morutlhware
164.0 Acacia erubescens
English Blue Thorn
Afrikaans Blouhaak
Setswana Moloto
166.0 Acacia galpinii
English Monkey Thorn
Afrikaans Apiesdoring
Setswana Mokata
168.0 Acacia erioloba
English Camel Thorn
Afrikaans Kameeldoring
Setswana Mogotlho
172.0 Acacia karroo
English Sweet Thorn
Afrikaans Soetdoring
Setswana Mooka/ Mookana
176.0 Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens
English Black-thorn
Afrikaans Swarthaak
Setswana Mongana
178.0 Acacia nigrescens
English Knob Thorn
Afrikaans Knoppiesdoring
Setswana Mokala/ Mokoba
179.0 Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
English Scented Pod (Scented Thorn)
Afrikaans Lekkerruikpeul
Setswana Motsha
183.0 Acacia robusta subsp. robusta
English Narrow-pod Robust Thorn (Splendid Thorn)
Afrikaans Enkeldoring
Setswana Mokhu
188.0 Acacia tortilis subsp. heteracantha
English Umbrella Thorn
Afrikaans Haak-en-Steek
Setswana Mosu/ Mosunyana
190.0 Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. africana var. africana
English Small-leaved Sickle Bush (Sickle Bush)
Afrikaans Kleinblaar-sekelbos (sekelbos)
Setswana Moselesele
193.0 Elephantorrhiza burkei
English Sumach Bean (Elephant Root)
Afrikaans Basboontjie
Setswana Mosidi/ Mositsane
197.0 Burkea africana
English Wild Seringa
Afrikaans Wildesering
Setswana Monato
202.0 Schotia brachpetala
English Weeping Boer-bean
Afrikaans Huilboerboon
Setswana Molope
215.0 Peltophorum africanum
English African Wattlle (Weeping Wattle)
Afrikaans Huilboom
Setswana Mosetlha
226.0 Mundulea sericea
English Cork Bush
Afrikaans Kurkbos
Setswana Mosita-tlou
245.0 Erythrina lysistemon
English Coral Tree (Common Coral Tree)
Afrikaans Koraalboom (Gewone Koraalboom)
Setswana Mophethe
253.0 Zanthoxylum capense
English Small Knobwood
Afrikaans Klein-perdepram
Setswana Monokomabele
256.0 Calodendrum capense
English Cape Chestnut
Afrikaans Kaapse Kastaiing (Wildekastaiing)
Setswana Mookelela
261.0 Vepris lanceolata
English White Ironwood
Afrikaans Witysterhout
270.0 Commiphora africana
English Hairy Corkwood
Afrikaans Harige Kanniedood
Setswana Moroka
280.0 Commiphora mollis
English Velvet(-leaved) Corkwood
Afrikaans Fluweel-kanniedood
Setswana Mokomota
285.1 Commiphora grandulosa
English Tall Common Corkwood
Afrikaans Groot Gewone Kanniedood
Setswana Moroka
287.0 Commiphora schimperi
English Blinkblaar-kanniedood
Afrikaans Glossy-leaved Corkwood
Setswana Seroka
296.1 Turraea obtusifolia
English Small Honeysuckle Tree
Afrikaans Klein-kanferfoelieboom
309.0 Flueggea virosa (Securinega virosa)
English White-berry Bush
Afrikaans Witbessiebos
Setswana Monwana
325.0 Bridelia mollis
English Velvet Sweetberry
Afrikaans Fluweel-soetbessie
Setswana Mokokonala/ Mokokwele
328.1 Croton gratissimus var. subgratissimus
English Hairy Lavender Fever-berry
Afrikaans Hairy Laventel-koorsbessie
Setswana Moologa
335.1 Acalypha glabrata (Acalypha pilosior)
English Forest Mock Nettle (Forest False Nettle)
Afrikaans Bos-valsnetel
Setswana Moharatshwene
341.0 Spirostachys africana
English Tamboti
Afrikaans Tambotie
Setswana Morukuru
346.0 Euphorbia cooperi var. cooperi
English Bushveld Candelabra Tree (Transvaal)
Afrikaans Bosveld-kandelaarnaboom (Transvaalse)
Setswana Ngogo
351.0 Euphorbia ingens
English Common Tree Euphorbia
Afrikaans Gewone Naboom
Setswana Monkgopho
360.0 Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra
English Marula
Afrikaans Maroela
Setswana Morula
362.0 Lannea discolor
English Live-long
Afrikaans Dikbas
Setswana Molebatsi/ Mootswane
375.0 Ozoroa paniculosa var. paniculosa
English (Common) Resin Tree
Afrikaans (Gewone) Harpuisboom
Setswana Monokane
375.1 Ozoroa paniculosa var. salicina
English Narrow-leaved Resin Tree
Afrikaans Smalblaar-harpuisbos
386.0 Rhus lancea
English Karree
Afrikaans Karee
Setswana Moshabele
387.0 Rhus leptodictya
English Mountain Karree
Afrikaans Bergkaree
Setswana Motshotlwane
392.0 Rhus pyroides
English Common Wild Currant
Afrikaans Gewone Taaibos
Setswana Mogodiri
395.0 Rhus pallens
English Kuni-bush
Afrikaans Koeniebos
Setswana Motshotlho
399.0 Gymnosporia buxifolia (Maytenus heterophylla)
English (Common) Spike-thorn
Afrikaans (Gewone) Pendoring
Setswana Motlhonu
402.2 Gymnosporia polyacantha subsp. polyacantha
English Kraal (hedge) spike-thorn
Afrikaans Kraal-pendoring
402.8 Gymnosporia tenuispina
English Bell Spike-thorn
Afrikaans Klokkies-pendoring
403.0 Maytenus undata
English Koko Tree
Afrikaans Kokoboom
405.0 Pterocelastrus echinatus
English White Cherrywood (Candlewood)
Afrikaans Wit-kershout
422.0 Apodytes dimidiata (subsp. dimidiata)
English White Pear
Afrikaans Witpeer
433.0 Pappea capensis
English Jacket-plum
Afrikaans Doppruim
Setswana Mopennweeng/ Mothatha
436.2 Erythrophysa transvaalensis
English Transvaal Red Balloon
Afrikaans Transvaalse Rooiklapperbos
Setswana Mofalatsana
447.0 Ziziphus mucrunata (subsp. mucronata)
English Buffalo Thorn
Afrikaans Blinkblaar-wag-'n-bietjie
Setswana Mokgalo
450.0 Berchemia zeyheri
English Red Ivory
Afrikaans Rooi Ivoor
Setswana Moye
453.0 Noltea africana
English Soap Bush
Afrikaans Seepbos
456.6 Rhoicissus tridentata subsp. cuneifolia
English (Northern) Bushman's Grape
Afrikaans (Noordelike) Boesmansdruif
Setswana Lejaja
458.0 Grewia bicolor (var. bicolor)
English Bastard Raisin (White Raisin)
Afrikaans Boster-rosyntjie(bos) (Wit-rosyntjie)
459.1 Grewia flava
English Velvet Raisin (Wild Raisin)
Afrikaans Rosyntjiebos (Wilde-rosyntjie)
Setswana Mogwane
459.2 Grewia flavescens var. flavescens
English Rough-leaved (Sandpaper) Raisin
Afrikaans Skurwe(blaar)-rosyntjie
Setswana Mokgomphatha
462.0 Grewia monticola
English Grey Raisin (Silver Raisin)
Afrikaans Vaalrosyntjie
Setswana Mogwanakgomo
463.0 Grewia occidentalis var. occidentalis
English Cross-berry
Afrikaans Kruisbessie
Setswana Mokukutu
463.8 Grewia subspathulata
English Hybrid Raisin (Mock Grey Raisin)
Afrikaans Vals-vaalrosyntjie
471.0 Dombeya rotundifolia (var. rotundifolia)
English (Common) Wild Pear
Afrikaans (Gewone) Drolpeer
Setswana Motubane/ Mokgofa
483.0 Ochna pulchra subsp. pulchra
English Peeling Plane
Afrikaans Lekkerbreek
Setswana Monyelenyele
498.0 Scolopia zeyheri
English Thorn Pear
Afrikaans Doringpeer
Setswana Moretlhetle
511.0 Dovyalis zeyheri
English Wild Apricot
Afrikaans Wilde-appelkoos
Setswana Mokee
514.0 Olinia emarginata
English Mountain Hard Pear (Transvaal Hard Pear)
Afrikaans Berg-hardepeer (Transvaal-hardepeer)
532.0 Combretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum
English Red Bush-willow
Afrikaans Rooi-boswilg
Setswana Mofudiri
536.0 Combretum erythrophyllum
English River Bush-willow
Afrikaans Rivier-vaderlandswilg
Setswana Modubunoka
537.0 Combretum molle
English Velvet Bush-willow
Afrikaans Fluweel-boswilg
Setswana Moduba/ Modubatshipi
538.0 Combretum hereroense
English Russet Bush-willow
Afrikaans Kierieklapper
Setswana Mokabi
539.0 Combretum imberbe
English Leadwood
Afrikaans Hardekool
Setswana Motshwere
546.0 Combretum zeyheri
English Large-fruited Bush-willow
Afrikaans Raasblaar
Setswana Modubana
551.0 Terminalia sericea
English Silver Cluster-leaf
Afrikaans Vaalboom
Setswana Mogonono/ Mokubu
563.0 Cussonia paniculata subsp. sinuata
English Highveld Cabbage Tree (Mountain Cabbage Tree)
Afrikaans Hoeveld-kiepersol (Bergkiepersol)
Setswana Mosetse
564.3 Cussonia transvaalensis
English Transvaal Cabbage Tree (Waterberg Cabbage Tre
Afrikaans Transvaalse Kiepersol (Waterberg-kiepersol)
Setswana Mosetse
568.0 Heteromorpha arborescens var. arborescens (trifoliata)
English Parsley Tree
Afrikaans Wilde-pietersieliebos
Setswana Serethe
577.2 Myrsine pillansii
English Large Cape Myrtle
Afrikaans Groot-mirting
581.0 Englerophytum magalismontanum (Bequaertiodendron)
English Stem-fruit (Transvaal Milkplum)
Afrikaans Stamvrug
Setswana Mohatolantswe/ Motlatswa
585.0 Mimusops zeyheri
English Moepel (Transvaal Red Milkwood)
Afrikaans Moepel
Setswana Mmupudu
594.0 Euclea crispa subsp. crispa
English Blue Guarri
Afrikaans Blou-ghwarrie
Setswana Motlhaletsogane
597.0 Euclea natalensis subsp. natalensis
English Natal Guarri
Afrikaans Natal-ghwarrie
Setswana Motlhakola
601.1 Euclea undulata subsp. myrtina
English Small-leaved Guarri
Afrikaans Fynblaar-ghwarrie
Setswana Motlhakola
602.1 Diospyros batocana
English
Afrikaans
602.2 Diospyros austro-africana (var. microphylla)
English Fire-sticks (Jackal-bush)
Afrikaans Jakkalsbos (Kritikom/ Kraaibos)
605.0 Diospyros lycioides subsp. lycioides
English Karroo Bluebush
Afrikaans Karoo-bloubos
Setswana Motlhaja
605.2 Diospyros lycioides subsp. guerkei
English Bushveld Bluebush (Transvaal Bluebush)
Afrikaans Bosveldbloubos (Transvaal-bloubos)
Setswana Letlhajwa/ Letlhatsa
611.0 Diospyros whyteana
English Bladder-nut
Afrikaans Swartbas
617.0 Olea europaea subsp. africana
English Wild Olive
Afrikaans Olienhout
Setswana Motlhware
623.0 Strychnos cocculoides
English Corky Monkey-orange
Afrikaans Kurk(bas)-klapper
633.0 Nuxia congesta
English Wilde Elder
Afrikaans Wildevlier
Setswana Mokwerekwere
636.0 Buddleja saligna
English Mock Olive (False Olive)
Afrikaans Wit-olienhout
Setswana Motlhwaretshogwana
639.0 Acokanthera oppositifolia
English Bushman's Poison (Common Poison-bush)
Afrikaans Boesmansgif (Gewone Gifboom)
Setswana Serokolo
657.0 Ehretia rigida
English Puzzle Bush
Afrikaans Deurmekaarbos
Setswana Morebe
664.0 Vitex rehmannii
English Pipe-stem Tree
Afrikaans Pypsteelboom
Setswana Mokgatle
666.0 Vitex zeyheri
English Silver Pipe-stem Tree
Afrikaans Vaal-pypsteelboom
Setswana Mogamadi/ Mokwele
669.3 Solanum aculeastrum
English Goat Apple (Goat Bitter-apple)
Afrikaans Bok-appel (Bok-bitterappel)
Setswana Thola
691.0 Gardenia volkensii subsp. volkensii var. volkensii
English Eastern Bushveld (Transvaal) Gardenia
Afrikaans Wilde-katjiepiering (Transvaal-katjiepiering)
693.0 Rothmannia capensis
English Mock Gardenia (Wild Gardenia)
Afrikaans Valskatjiepiering (Wilde-katjiepiering)
Setswana Morutla/ Morutlwa
698.0 Tricalysia capensis (var. capensis)
English Forest Jackal-coffee (Forest Coffee)
Afrikaans Bos-jakkalskoffie (Boskoffie)

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