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Steganotaenia araliacea – Carrot tree – Geelwortelboom

A fairly rare deciduous tree, Steganotaenia araliacea is indigenous and found in the Southern regions of Africa. It is a small savannah tree, growing to a height of between 2 and 7 m.  Sparsely branched, the tree has a pale grey-green trunk which is very noticeable during the winter months.  The bark is yellow-green to [...]

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Steganotaenia araliacea – Carrot tree – Geelwortelboom

Steganotaenia araliacea is a small, aromatic, deciduous tree that grows to a height of 2 – 7 m.  When the leaves are crushed, it produces a carrot-like aroma, hence the common name of Carrot tree. This is an ornamental tree with interesting bark and flowers that appear before the new leaves.  The main stem of [...]

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