Breonadia salicina – Matumi tree – Mingerhout

Mingerhout is the Afrikaans word for the Matumi tree, also known as the ‘Woodworkers Friend’.  The wood is hard and heavy with beautiful yellow to light brown colours, which lends itself to the making of fine furniture.  Because of the popularity of the wood for manufacturing purposes, the Matumi is now a protected tree in [...]

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Breonadia salicina – Matumi – Mingerhout

The majestic Matumi  medium to large evergreen tree that can grow up to 30 m naturally found in riverine forests and along the banks of permanent rivers and streams single-trunked with a moderate density and an irregular, narrow canopy of shiny green leaves the leathery leaves are thin with a smooth margin and tend to [...]

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