Protected Trees in South Africa

Botanical Name English Com mon Other Common Names National Tree Number Names “Afrikaans (A), Northern Sotho (NS), Southern Sotho (S), Tswana (T), Venda (V), Xhosa (X), Zulu (Z)” Acacia erioloba Camel Thorn “Kameeldoring (A), Mogohlo (NS), Mog“tlh“ (T)” 168 Acacia haematoxylon Grey Camel Thorn “Vaalkameeldoring (A), Mokholo (T)” 169 Adansonia digitata Baobab “Kremetart (A), Seboi (NS), Mowana (T)” 467 Afzelia quanzensis Pod Mahogany “Peulmahonie (A), Mutokota (V), Inkehli (Z)” 207 Balanites subsp. Torchwood “Groendoring (A), Ugobandlovu (Z)” 251 maughamii Barringtonia racemosa Powder-puff Tree “Poeierkwasboom (A), Iboqo (Z)” 524 Boscia albitrunca Shepherd?s Tree “Witgat (A), Mohlopi (NS), Motlh“pi (T),” 122 “Muvhombwe (V), Umgqomogqomo (X),” Umvithi (Z) Brachystegia spiciformis Msasa Msasa (A) 198.1 Breonadia salicina Matumi “Mingerhout (A), Mohlomˆ (NS), Mutu-lume (V), Umfomfo (Z)” 684 Bruguiera gymnorrhiza Black Mangrove “Swart-wortelboom (A), Isikhangati (X),” 527 Isihlobane (Z) Cassipourea swaziensis Swazi Onionwood Swazi-uiehout (A) 531.1 Catha edulis Bushman?s Tea “Boesmanstee (A), Mohlatse (NS), Igqwaka” 404 “(X), Umhlwazi (Z)” Ceriops tagal Indian Mangrove “Indiese wortelboom (A), Isinkaha (Z)” 525 Cleistanthus schlechteri False Tamboti “Vals-tambotie (A), Umzithi (Z)” 320 var. schlechteri Colubrina nicholsonii Pondo Weeping Thorn Pondo-treurdoring (A) 453.8 Combretum imberbe Leadwood “Hardekool (A), Mohwelere-t?hipi (NS), Motswiri (T), Impondondlovu (Z)” 539 Curtisia dentata Assegai “Assegaai (A), Umgxina (X), Umagunda (Z)” 570 Elaeodendron transvaalensis Bushveld Saffron “Bosveld-saffraan (A), Monomane (T),” 416 Ingwavuma (Z) Erythrophysa transvaalensis Bushveld Red Balloon “Bosveld-rooiklapperbos (A), Mofalatsane (T)” 436.2 Eucleapseudebenus Ebony Guarri Ebbehout -ghwarrie (A) 598 Ficus trichopoda Swamp Fig “Moerasvy (A), Umvubu (Z)” 54 Leucadendron argenteum Silver Tree Silwerboom (A) 77 Lumnitzera racemosa var. Tonga Mangrove “Tonga-wortelboom (A), Isikhaha-esibomvu (Z)” 552 racemosa Lydenburgia abottii Pondo Bushman?s Tea Pondo-boesmanstee (A) 407 Lydenburgia cassinoides Sekhukhuni Bushman?s Sekhukhuni-boesmanstee (A) 406 Tea Mimusops caffra Coastal Red Milkwood “Kusrooimelkhout (A), Umthunzi (X),” 583 Umkhakhayi (Z ) Newtonia hildebrandtiivar. Lebombo Wattle “Lebombo-wattel (A), Umfomothi (Z)” 191 hildebrandtii Ocotea bullata Stinkwood “Stinkhout(A), Umhlungulu (X), Umnukane (Z)” 118 Ozoroa namaquensis Gariep Resin Tree Gariep-harpuisboom (A) 373.2 Philenoptera violacea Apple-leaf “Appelblaar (A), Mphata (NS), Mohata (T),” 238 Isihomohomo (Z) Pittosporum viridiflorum Cheesewood “Kasuur (A), Kgalagangwe (NS), Umkhwenkwe (X), Umfusamvu (Z)” 139 Podocarpus elongatus Breede River Yellowwood Breederivier-geelhout (A) 15 Podocarpus falcatus Outeniqua Yellowwood “Outniekwa-geelhout (A), Mog“bag“ba (NS),” 16 Umkhoba (X)/ Umsonti (Z) Podocarpus henkelii Henkel?s Yellowwood “Henkel-se-geelhout (A), Umsonti (X), Umsonti (Z)” 17 Podocarpus latifolius Real Yellowwood “Opregte-geelhout (A), Mog“bag“ba (NS), Umcheya (X), Umkhoba (Z)” 18 Protea comptonii Saddleback Sugarbush Barberton-suikerbos (A) 88 Protea curvata Serpentine Sugarbush Serpentynsuikerbos (A) 88.1 Prunus africana Red Stinkwood “Rooi-stinkhout(A), Umkhakhase (X),” 147 Umdumezulu (Z) Pterocarpus angolensis Wild Teak “Kiaat (A), Mor“t“ (NS), Mokwa (T), Mutondo (V), Umvangazi (Z)” 236 Rhizophora mucronata Red Mangrove “Rooi-wortelboom (A), Isikhangathi (X),” 526 Umhlume (Z) Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra Marula “Maroela (A), Morula (NS), Morula (T), Umganu (Z)” 360 Securidaca longependunculata Violet Tree “Krinkhout (A), Mmaba (T)” 303 Sideroxylon inerme subsp. inerme White Milkwood “Wit-melkhout (A), Ximafana (X),” 579 Umakhwelafingqane (Z) Tephrosia pondoensis Pondo Fish-poison Pea Pondo-gifertjie (A) 226.1 Warburgia salutaris Pepper-bark Tree “Peperbasboom (A), Molaka (NS), Mulanga (V), Isibaha (Z)” 488 Widdringtonia cedarbergensis Clanwilliam Cedar Clanwilliam-seder (A) 19 Widdringtonia schwarzii Willowmore Cedar Baviaanskloof-seder (A)