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Natal Mahogany  Geotagged,South Africa,Trichilia emetica,mpumalanga Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. Can you remember if this one had thorns Lily? (Is Lily your name??? :)) Posted 6 years ago
  2. Looking at this I feel pretty sure it is not the Umbrella Acacia and I think it may be a Natal mahogany, have a look at this and see what you think...
    you will have to scroll down about halfway.
    Posted 6 years ago
    1. YOU ARE AMAZING!! What bothered me was that I firstly did not remember any thorns, and more importantly it has the flower buds. These are identical to the Natal mahogany in the link you sent me.

      By the way, my wife takes all the pictures...her name is Char (short for Charletta) and my name is Lyndon and I do all the work (uploading, research etc.) so it is me that you are actually "talking" to. As you can probably gather, I am an ex-South African, but Char was born & bred in Miami, FL
      Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
      1. P.S. The lily is one of her favorite flowers...hence the name Posted 6 years ago
        1. Aaah.. I think all girls love lilies! Posted 6 years ago
      2. Wow, great stuff!
        Thanks Lyndon, its always nice to know who you are 'speaking' to! I guessed there was some South African there somewhere. I am actually British but living in SA for almost 4 years so still not quite au fait with all the nature here...but I am having great fun learning!
        Posted 6 years ago
        1. Well, it appears that you have learned a ton. I really respect your knowledge. (She also loves iris) Posted 6 years ago

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''Trichilia emetica'' is a tree in the family ''Meliaceae''. It is commonly known as the Natal Mahogany. These trees are found in riverine vegetation and open woodland from KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa to Tropical Africa.

Similar species: Sapindales
Species identified by Lilygirl
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Uploaded Aug 21, 2014. Captured Aug 21, 2014 14:58 in R532, South Africa.
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