Atalaya alata – Lebombo Krantz-ash – Lebombo kransesseboom

There are three Atalaya species in South Africa, namely A. alata, A. capensis and A. natalensis. This semi-deciduous, small to medium tree generally grows to a height of 4 to 7 m.  Originally found on the rocky slopes of the Lebombo mountains, Atalaya alata grows well in hot, dry areas.  It has a slender shape [...]