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Rhigozum Obovatum Karoo Gold/Yellow Pomegranate Geelberggranaat S A no 675 Plantz Africa Balcony Garden, Garden, Tree, Plants

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Rhigozum Obovatum in flower Karoo Gold/Yellow Pomegranate Geelberggranaat S A no 675

Rhigozum obovatum in flower

Rhigozum obovatum (SA Tree List No. 675), the Karoo rhigozum or in Afrikaans the geelberggranaat (yellow mountain pomegranate), reaches heights from 1 m to 4,5 m. The plant may remain small in the veld from heavy browsing by appreciative livestock and game. It is the newest growth at the tips, leaves and soft young branches that have to be replaced by the patient, magnanimous or long-suffering plant. In flower, R. obovatum gives some of the most outstanding colour displays seen after rain in…

Rhigozum Obovatum Karoo Gold Geelberggranaat S A no 675

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Rhigozum obovatum

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Rhigozum Obovatum in flower Karoo Gold/Yellow Pomegranate Geelberggranaat S A no 675

Rhigozum Obovatum in flower Karoo Gold/Yellow Pomegranate Geelberggranaat S A no 675

Rhigozum Brevispinosum Western Rhigozum/ Short-thorn Pomegranate Kortdoringgranaat S A no 674

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Rhigozum brevispinosum

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Xeromphis Obovata Thorny Bone-apple Doringbeenappel S A no 689

Boneapple

Observation - Boneapple - Southern Africa. Description:

Xeromphia Obovata Thorny Boneapple Doringbeenappel S A no 689

Boneapple

Observation - Boneapple - Southern Africa. Description:

Catophractes Alexandri Trumpet Thorn/Rattlepod Trompetterdoring/Skaapbos S A no

Catophractes alexandri

Rhigozum Obovata Karoo Gold/Yellow Pomegranate Geelberggranaat/Ystervarkbos S A no 675 Yellow Flowers, Plants, Garden, Flowers, Garden Planning, Small Leaf, Gardening Tips

Rhigozum obovatum

Observation - Rhigozum obovatum - Southern Africa. Description: Spiny bush with small leaves and bright yellow flowers.

Xeromphis Obovata/Catunaregam Taylorii Thorny Bone-apple Doringbeenappel S A no 689 Zimbabwe, Flora, Trees, Apple, Bird, Animals, Image, Animales, Animaux

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Catunaregam taylorii

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Xeromphis Obovata Thorny Bone-apple Doringbeenappel S A no 689

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Catunaregam taylorii

A web site containing information about the Flora of Zimbabwe

Catunaregam Taylorii/Xeromphis Obovata Thorny Bone-apple Doringbeenappel S A no 689

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Catunaregam taylorii

A web site containing information about the Flora of Zimbabwe

Catophractes Alexandri Trumpet Thorn/Rattlepod Trompetterdoring/Skaapbos S A no

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: individual images: Catophractes alexandri

A web site containing information about the Flora of Zimbabwe

Catophractes Alexandri Trumpet Thorn/Rattlepod Trompetterdoring S A no

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Catophractes alexandri

A web site containing information about the Flora of Zimbabwe

Catophractes alexandri: Rare, unusual exotic hardy seeds for the garden, greenhouse & conservatory

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Catophractes alexandri

A web site containing information about the Flora of Zimbabwe

Catophractes Alexandri Trumpet Thorn Trompetterdoring S A no

trumpet thorn (Catophractes alexandri)

Catophractes alexandri, the only species in the genus Catophractes, is a spiny shrub or small tree up to 3m tall, belonging to the family Bignoniaceae and occurring in the hot, low-rainfall regions of Namibia, the Northern Cape, Kalahari Desert, Botswana, western Zimbabwe and the Northern Transvaal. Preferring calcrete, limestone outcrops and soils, the species often forms pure communities, or grows in association with Colophospermum mopane, Rhigozum virgatum (Source: Wikipedia, ''…