Steganotaenia araliacea – Carrot tree – Geelwortelboom

A fairly hardy small deciduous tree characterised with a peeling papery bark, Steganotaenia araliacea is endemic to Limpopo and Mpumalanga. This small savannah tree can reach a mature height of 2 to 7m. Leaves are spirally arranged, crowded near the ends of branches. When crushed, the leaves have a carrot-like aroma hence the common name [...]