AFRICA BUSHVELD AND SAVANNAH TREES

AFRICAN TREES AND FLORA SEEN IN SAFARI REGIONS
African Tree List ordered by Species - Botanical & Common English names.

  Genus, Species and Common English Names
 

 

# Indicates Alien

Acacia albida Ana tree
Acacia caffra Common hook-thorn
Acacia cyclops #Red eye
Acacia dealbata #Silver wattle
Acacia erioloba Camel thorn
Acacia haematoxylon Grey camel thorn
Acacia hebeclada Candle acacia
Acacia karroo Sweet thorn
Acacia longifolia #Long-leaved acacia
Acacia mearnsii # Black wattle
Acacia nigrescens Knob-thorn
Acacia robusta Splendid acacia
Acacia saligna # Port Jackson willow
Acacia sieberana Paperbark acacia
Acacia totillis Umbrella thorn
Acacia xanthophloea Fever tree
Adansonia digitata Baobab
Afzelia quanzensis Pod mahogany
Albizia adianthifolia Flat crown
Albizia anthelmintica Worm-cure albizia
Aloe angelica  
Aloe arbrescens Krantz aloe
Aloe bainesii Tree aloe
Aloe candelabrum  
Aloe dichotoma Quiver tree
Aloe ferox Bitter aloe
Aloe marlothii Flat-flowered aloe
Aloe pillansii  
Aloe pluridens French aloe
Aloe rupestris  
Aloe spectabilis  
Barringtonia racemosa Powder-puff tree
Bauhinia galpinii Pride-of-De Kaap
Bequaertiodendron megalismontanum Transvaal milkplum
Bequaertiodendron natalense  
Bolusanthus speciosus Tree wistaria
Boscia albitrunca Shepherd's tree
Boscia foetida Smelly shepherd's tree
Brachylaena discolor Wild silver oak
Brachylaena rotunda Mountain silver oak
Brachystegia boehmii Mufuti
Brachystegia spiciformis Msasa
Breonadia salicina Matumi
Bridelia micrantha Mitzeerie
Buddleja saligna False olive
Buddleja salviifolia Sagewood
Calpurnia aurea Wild laburnum
Calpurnia robinioides  
Celtis africana White stinkwood
Clausena anisata Horsewood
Colophospermum mopane Mopane
Combretum apiculatum Red bushwillow
Combretum erthrophyllum River bushwillow
Combretum hereroense Russet bushwillow
Combretum imberbe Leadwood
Combretum molle Velvet bushwillow
Combretum zeyheri Large-fruited bushwillow
Commiphora africana Poison-grub commiphora
Commiphora glaucescens Bronze paper commiphora
Commiphora harveyi Blue-leaved commiphora
Commiphora neglecta Sweet-root commiphora
Commiphora pyracanthoides Common commiphora
Cunonia capensis Red alder
Cussonia spicata Cabbage tree
Cyphostemma bainesii Gouty vine
Cyphostemma currorii Cobas
Cyphostemma juttae Bastard cobas
Dichrostachys cinerea Sickle bush
Diospyros mespiliformis Jackal-berry
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon Horn-pod tree
Dombeya rotundifolia Wild pear
Erythrina caffra Coast erythrina
Erythrina lysistemon Common coral tree
Euclea divinorum Magic guarri
Euclea pseudebenus Ebony tree
Euphorbia cooperi Lesser candelabra tree
Euphorbia grandidens Large-toothed euphorbia
Euphorbia ingens Candelabra tree
Euphorbia tetragona  
Euphorbia tirucalli Honey euphorbia
Euphorbia triangularis River euphorbia
Faurea galphinii  
Faurea saligna Beechwood
Faurea speciosa  
Ficus abutilifolia Large-leaved rock fig
Ficus cordata Namaqua fig
Ficus ilicina Laurel fig
Ficus ingens Red-leaved rock fig
Ficus lutea Giant-leaved fig
Ficus natalensis Common wild fig
Ficus salicifolia Wonderboom fig
Ficus stuhlmannii Lowveld fig
Ficus sur Cape fig
Ficus sycomorus  
Greyia flanaganii  
Greyia radkoferi  
Greyia sutherlandii Natal bottlebrush
Halleria lucida Tree-fuchsia
Heeria argentea Rockwood
Hibiscus tiliaceus Coast hibiscus
Hyphaene coriacea Ilala palm
Hyphaene petersiana  
Jacaranda mimosifolia #Jacaranda
Jubaeopsis caffra  
Kigelia africana Sausage tree
Kirkia wilmsii Mountain syringa
Leucodendron argentum Silver-leaf protea
Leucosidea sericea Oldwood
Leucospermum conocarpodendron Tree pincushion
Lonchocarpus capassa Apple-leaf
Maytenus heterophylla Common spike-thorn
Maytenus senegalensis Confetti tree
Melia azedarach #Syringa
Mimusops caffra Coast red-milkwood
Mimusops obovata  
Mimusops zeyheri Transvaal red-milkwood
Olea europaea Wild olive
Olinia emarginata Mountain olinia
Ozoroa paniculosa Common resin tree
Pachypodium lealii Bottle tree
Pachypodium namaquanum Elephant's trunk
Peltophorum africanum Weeping wattle
Phoenix reclinata Wild date palm
Pinus canariensis #
Pinus halepensis #Aleppo pine
Pinus patula #Patula pine
Pinus pinaster #Cluster pine
Pinus radiata #
Podocarpus elongatus Outeniqua yellowwood
Podocarpus falcatus  
Podocarpus henkelii  
Podocarpus latifolius Real yellowwood
Populus canescens #Grey poplar
Prosopis glandulosa Mesquite
Protea caffra Highveld protea
Protea laurifolia Laurel protea
Protea nitida Wagon tree
Protea repens Sugarbush
Protea roupelliae Silver protea
Pterocarpus angolensis Transvaal teak
Rauvolfia caffra Quinine tree
Rhus lancea Karree
Rhus undulata Kuni-bush
Salix babylonica #Weeping willow
Salvadora angustifolia  
Salvadora persica Mustard tree
Schotia brachpetala Weeping boer-bean
Sclerocarya birrea Maroela
Sideroxylon inerme White milkwood
Solanum mauritianum #Bug tree
Spirostachys africana Tamboti
Strelitzia alba  
Stralitzia caudata  
Stralitzia nicolai Natal strelitzia
Stychnos madagascariensis Black monkey orange
Stychnos spinosa Spiny monkey orange
Syzygium cordatum Umdoni
Syzygium guineense woodland waterberry
Terminalia pruniodes Purple-pod terminalia
Terminalia sericea Silver terminalia
Trema orientalis Pigeonwood
Trichilia dregeana Forest Natal mahongany
Virgilia divaricata Blossom tree1
Virgilia oroboides Blossom tree2
Zanthoxylum capense Small knobwood
Zanthoxylum davyi Ziziphus mucronata
Buffalo-thorn  

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