Bauhinia bowkeri – Kei white bauhinia – Keibeesklou – Umdlandlovu

Bauhinia bowkeri is a small evergreen tree belonging to the legume family. Although this tree usually grows as a scrambling shrub, it can also develop into a small tree with a mature height of about 6m. It is endemic to Eastern Cape where it’s found growing naturally on rocky grounds. Like all indigenous Bauhinias, the leaves of this tree are distinctively butterfly-like and [...]

By |2022-01-11T14:06:32+02:00November 12th, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Bauhinia bowkeri – Kei white bauhinia – Keibeesklou – Umdlandlovu

Schrebera alata – Wild jasmine – Wildejasmyn – Mulungwi

A fast growing evergreen tree or shrub characterised with a low branching structure and a narrow crown. The Wild jasmine is a common tree of Eastern and southern Africa (eastern DR Congo, Uganda and Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa). This tree can reach a mature height of 5m and spread of 4m when grown [...]

By |2020-08-26T19:53:36+02:00August 26th, 2020|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Schrebera alata – Wild jasmine – Wildejasmyn – Mulungwi
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