Trees of the Pilanesberg National Park.
Tree Species of the Pilanesberg National Park. Pilanesberg Trees.
Trees of the Pilanesberg National Park
Aloe Family (Lilly Family) 29.5 ASPHODELACEAE (LILIACEAE)
Aloe marlothii subsp. marlothii
English: Mountain Aloe | Afrikaans: Bergaalwyn | Setswana: Mokgopha

Willow Family 36.2 SALICACEAE
Salix mucronata subsp. woodii
Natal Willow | Natalwilger

Wax-berry Family 37.0 MYRICACEAE
Morella pilulifera (Myrica pilulifera)
Broad-leaved Wax-berry | Bree-blaarwasbessie

Elm Family 39.0 ULMACEAE
Celtis africana
White Stinkwood | Witstinkhout | Modutu

Elm Family 43.0 ULMACEAE
Chaetacme aristata
Thorny Elm | Doringolm

Mullberry Family 48.0 MORACEAE
Ficus burkei (Ficus thonningii)
Common Wild Fig | Gewone Wildevy | Moumo

Mullberry Family 55.0 MORACEAE
Ficus ingens
Red-leaved Fig (Red-leaved Rock Fig) | Rooiblaarvy (Rooiblaar-rotsvy) | Motlhatsa

Mullberry Family 60.0 MORACEAE
Ficus salicifolia (Ficus cordata)
Wonderboom Fig | Wonderboom-vy | Motlhatsa

Mullberry Family 63.0 MORACEAE
Ficus abutilifolia (Ficus soldanella)
Large-leaved Rock Fig | Grootblaar-rotsvy | Momelantsweng

Nettle Family 70.0 URTICACEAE
Obetia tenax (Urera tenax)
Mountain Nettle | Berg-brandnetel | Mmabi/ Moralejwe

Nettle Family 71.0 URTICACEAE
Pouzolzia mixta (Pouzolzia hypoleucia)
Soap Nettle | Seep-netel | Monyololo

Protea Family 75.0 PROTEACEAE
Faurea saligna
Transvaal Beech | Boekenhout (Transvaal-boekenhout) | Mofufu/ Monyena

Protea Family 87.0 PROTEACEAE
Protea caffra subsp. caffra
Common Sugarbush | Gewone Suikerbos

Sandlewood Family 100.0 SANTALACEAE
Osyris lanceolata
Rock Tannin Bush (Transvaal Sumach) | Bergbas | Moragabaloi

Sourplum Family 102.0 OLACACEAE
Ximenia americana var. america (var. microphylla)
Blue Sourplum (Small Sourplum) | Blou-suurpruim (Klein-suurpruim) | Mosalasaia/ Moretologa wa podi/ Moretologane

Sourplum Family 103.0 OLACACEAE
Ximenia caffra var. caffra
Sourplum (Large Sour Plum) | Suurpruim (Groot-suurpluim) | Moretologane/ Moretologa wa Podi

Caper Family 122.0 CAPPARACEAE
Boscia albitrunca
Shepherd tree | Witgat | Motlhopi

Caper Family 125.0 CAPPARACEAE
Boscia foetida subsp. rehmanniana
Foetid Shepherd Tree | Stinkwitgat | Mopipi

Caper Family 129.3 CAPPARACEAE
Cadaba termitaria
Grey-leaved Worm Bush (Pink Cadaba) | Vaalblaar-wurmbos | Mhitshwane

Caper Family 132.0 CAPPARACEAE
Maerua angolensis
Bead-bean | Knoppiesboontjie | Moomane/ Moreketli

Caper Family 133.0 CAPPARACEAE
Maerua caffra
Spider Bush (Bush-cherry) | Witbos

Cheesewood Family 139.0 PITTOSPORACEAE
Pittosporum viridiflorum
Cheesewood | Kasuur | Mosatlela

Thorn-tree Family 160.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia ataxacantha
Flame Thorn | Flamdoring | Mogokatau

Thorn-tree Family 160.1 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia burkei
Black Monkey Thorn | Swartapiesdoring | Mokgwa

Thorn-tree Family 162.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia caffra
Common Hook-thorn | Gewone Haakdoring | Morutlhware

Thorn-tree Family 164.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia erubescens
Blue Thorn | Blouhaak | Moloto

Thorn-tree Family 166.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia galpinii
Monkey Thorn | Apiesdoring | Mokata

Thorn-tree Family 168.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia erioloba
Camel Thorn | Kameeldoring | Mogotlho

Thorn-tree Family 172.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia karroo
Sweet Thorn | Soetdoring | Mooka/ Mookana

Thorn-tree Family 176.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens
Black-thorn | Swarthaak | Mongana

Thorn-tree Family 178.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia nigrescens
Knob Thorn | Knoppiesdoring | Mokala/ Mokoba

Thorn-tree Family 179.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
Scented Pod (Scented Thorn) | Lekkerruikpeul | Motsha

Thorn-tree Family 183.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia robusta subsp. robusta
Narrow-pod Robust Thorn (Splendid Thorn) | Enkeldoring | Mokhu

Thorn-tree Family 188.0 MIMOSACEAE
Acacia tortilis subsp. heteracantha
Umbrella Thorn | Haak-en-Steek | Mosu/ Mosunyana

Thorn-tree Family 190.0 MIMOSACEAE
Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. africana var. africana
Small-leaved Sickle Bush (Sickle Bush) | Kleinblaar-sekelbos (sekelbos) | Moselesele

Thorn-tree Family 193.0 MIMOSACEAE
Elephantorrhiza burkei
Sumach Bean (Elephant Root) | Basboontjie | Mosidi/ Mositsane

Flamboyant Family 197.0 CAESALPINIACEAE
Burkea africana
Wild Seringa | Wildesering | Monato

Flamboyant Family 202.0 CAESALPINIACEAE
Schotia brachpetala
Weeping Boer-bean | Huilboerboon | Molope

Flamboyant Family 215.0 CAESALPINIACEAE
Peltophorum africanum
African Wattle (Weeping Wattle) | Huilboom | Mosetlha

Pea Family 226.0 FABACEAE (PAPILIONOIDEAE)
Mundulea sericea
Cork Bush | Kurkbos | Mosita-tlou

Pea Family 245.0 FABACEAE (PAPILIONOIDEAE)
Erythrina lysistemon
Coral Tree (Common Coral Tree) | Koraalboom (Gewone Koraalboom) | Mophethe

Buchu Family 253.0 RUTACEAE
Zanthoxylum capense
Small Knobwood | Klein-perdepram | Monokomabele

Buchu Family 256.0 RUTACEAE
Calodendrum capense
Cape Chestnut | Kaapse Kastaiing (Wildekastaiing) | Mookelela

Buchu Family 261.0 RUTACEAE
Vepris lanceolata
White Ironwood | Witysterhout

Myrrh Family 270.0 BURSERACEAE
Commiphora africana
Hairy Corkwood | Harige Kanniedood | Moroka

Myrrh Family 280.0 BURSERACEAE
Commiphora mollis
Velvet(-leaved) Corkwood | Fluweel-kanniedood | Mokomota

Myrrh Family 285.1 BURSERACEAE
Commiphora grandulosa
Tall Common Corkwood | Groot Gewone Kanniedood | Moroka

Myrrh Family 287.0 BURSERACEAE
Commiphora schimperi
Glossy-leaved Corkwood | Blinkblaar-kanniedood | Seroka

Mahogany Family 296.1 MELIACEAE
Turraea obtusifolia
Small Honeysuckle Tree | Klein-kanferfoelieboom

Euphorbia Family 309.0 EUPHORBIACEAE
Flueggea virosa (Securinega virosa)
White-berry Bush | Witbessiebos | Monwana

Euphorbia Family 325.0 EUPHORBIACEAE
Bridelia mollis
Velvet Sweetberry | Fluweel-soetbessie | Mokokonala/ Mokokwele

Euphorbia Family 328.1 EUPHORBIACEAE
Croton gratissimus var. subgratissimus
Hairy Lavender Fever-berry | Hairy Laventel-koorsbessie | Moologa

Euphorbia Family 335.1 EUPHORBIACEAE
Acalypha glabrata (Acalypha pilosior)
Forest Mock Nettle (Forest False Nettle) | Bos-valsnetel | Moharatshwene

Euphorbia Family 341.0 EUPHORBIACEAE
Spirostachys africana
Tamboti | Tambotie | Morukuru

Euphorbia Family 346.0 EUPHORBIACEAE
Euphorbia cooperi var. cooperi
Bushveld Candelabra Tree | Bosveld-kandelaarnaboom (Transvaalse) | Ngogo

Euphorbia Family 351.0 EUPHORBIACEAE
Euphorbia ingens
Common Tree Euphorbia | Gewone Naboom | Monkgopho

Mango Family 360.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra
Marula | Maroela | Morula

Mango Family 362.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Lannea discolor
Live-long | Dikbas | Molebatsi/ Mootswane

Mango Family 375.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Ozoroa paniculosa var. paniculosa
(Common) Resin Tree | (Gewone) Harpuisboom | Monokane

Mango Family 375.1 ANACARDIACEAE
Ozoroa paniculosa var. salicina
Narrow-leaved Resin Tree | Smalblaar-harpuisbos

Mango Family 386.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Rhus lancea
Karree | Karee | Moshabele

Mango Family 387.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Rhus leptodictya
Mountain Karree | Bergkaree | Motshotlwane

Mango Family 392.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Rhus pyroides
Common Wild Currant | Gewone Taaibos | Mogodiri

Mango Family 395.0 ANACARDIACEAE
Rhus pallens
Kuni-bush | Koeniebos | Motshotlho

Spike-thorn Family 399.0 CELASTRACEAE
Gymnosporia buxifolia (Maytenus heterophylla)
(Common) Spike-thorn | (Gewone) Pendoring | Motlhonu

Spike-thorn Family 402.2 CELASTRACEAE
Gymnosporia polyacantha subsp. polyacantha
Kraal (hedge) spike-thorn | Kraal-pendoring

Spike-thorn Family 402.8 CELASTRACEAE
Gymnosporia tenuispina
Bell Spike-thorn | Klokkies-pendoring

Spike-thorn Family 403.0 CELASTRACEAE
Maytenus undata
Koko Tree | Kokoboom

Spike-thorn Family 405.0 CELASTRACEAE
Pterocelastrus echinatus
White Cherrywood (Candlewood) | Wit-kershout

White Pear Family 422.0 ICACINACEAE
Apodytes dimidiata (subsp. dimidiata)
White Pear | Witpeer

Litchi Family 433.0 SAPINDACEAE
Pappea capensis
Jacket-plum | Doppruim | Mopennweeng/ Mothatha

Litchi Family 436.2 SAPINDACEAE
Erythrophysa transvaalensis
Transvaal Red Balloon | Transvaalse Rooiklapperbos | Mofalatsana

Buckthorn Family 447.0 RHAMNACEAE
Ziziphus mucrunata (subsp. mucronata)
Buffalo Thorn | Blinkblaar-wag-'n-bietjie | Mokgalo

Buckthorn Family 450.0 RHAMNACEAE
Berchemia zeyheri
Red Ivory | Rooi Ivoor | Moye

Buckthorn Family 453.0 RHAMNACEAE
Noltea africana
Soap Bush | Seepbos

Grape Family 456.6 VITACEAE
Rhoicissus tridentata subsp. cuneifolia
(Northern) Bushman's Grape | (Noordelike) Boesmansdruif | Lejaja

Linden Family 458.0 TILIACEAE
Grewia bicolor (var. bicolor)
Bastard Raisin (White Raisin) | Boster-rosyntjie(bos) (Wit-rosyntjie)

Linden Family 459.1 TILIACEAE
Grewia flava
Velvet Raisin (Wild Raisin) | Rosyntjiebos (Wilde-rosyntjie) | Mogwane

Linden Family 459.2 TILIACEAE
Grewia flavescens var. flavescens
Rough-leaved Raisin (Sandpaper Raisin) | Skurwe(blaar)-rosyntjie | Mokgomphatha

Linden Family 462.0 TILIACEAE
Grewia monticola
Grey Raisin (Silver Raisin) | Vaalrosyntjie | Mogwanakgomo

Linden Family 463.0 TILIACEAE
Grewia occidentalis var. occidentalis
Cross-berry | Kruisbessie | Mokukutu

Linden Family 463.8 TILIACEAE
Grewia subsp. athulata
Hybrid Raisin (Mock Grey Raisin) | Vals-vaalrosyntjie

Star-chestnut Family 471.0 STERCULIACEAE
Dombeya rotundifolia (var. rotundifolia)
(Common) Wild Pear | (Gewone) Drolpeer | Motubane/ Mokgofa

Wild Plane Family 483.0 OCHNACEAE
Ochna pulchra subsp. pulchra
Peeling Plane | Lekkerbreek | Monyelenyele

Wild Peach Family 498.0 FLACOURTIACAEA
Scolopia zeyheri
Thorn Pear | Doringpeer | Moretlhetle

Wild Peach Family 511.0 FLACOURTIACAEA
Dovyalis zeyheri
Wild Apricot | Wilde-appelkoos | Mokee

Hard Pear Family 514.0 OLINIACEAE
Olinia emarginata
Mountain Hard Pear (Transvaal Hard Pear) | Berg-hardepeer (Transvaal-hardepeer)

Bush-willow Family 532.0 COMBRETACEAE
Combretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum
Red Bush-willow | Rooi-boswilg | Mofudiri

Bush-willow Family 536.0 COMBRETACEAE
Combretum erythrophyllum
River Bush-willow | Rivier-vaderlandswilg | Modubunoka

Bush-willow Family 537.0 COMBRETACEAE
Combretum molle
Velvet Bush-willow | Fluweel-boswilg | Moduba/ Modubatshipi

Bush-willow Family 538.0 COMBRETACEAE
Combretum hereroense
Russet Bush-willow | Kierieklapper | Mokabi

Bush-willow Family 539.0 COMBRETACEAE
Combretum imberbe
Leadwood | Hardekool | Motshwere

Bush-willow Family 546.0 COMBRETACEAE
Combretum zeyheri
Large-fruited Bush-willow | Raasblaar | Modubana

Bush-willow Family 551.0 COMBRETACEAE
Terminalia sericea
Silver Cluster-leaf | Vaalboom | Mogonono/ Mokubu

Cabbage Tree Family 563.0 ARALIACEAE
Cussonia paniculata subsp. sinuata
Highveld Cabbage Tree (Mountain Cabbage Tree) | Hoeveld-kiepersol (Bergkiepersol) | Mosetse

Cabbage-tree Family 564.3 ARALIACEAE
Cussonia transvaalensis
Transvaal Cabbage Tree (Waterberg Cabbage Tree) | Transvaalse Kiepersol (Waterberg-kiepersol) | Mosetse

Carrot Family 568.0 APIACEAE
Heteromorpha arborescens var. arborescens (trifoliata)
Parsley Tree | Wilde-pietersieliebos | Serethe

Cape Myrtle Family 577.2 MYRSINACEAE
Myrsine pillansii
Large Cape Myrtle | Groot-mirting

Milkwood Family 581.0 SAPOTACEAE
Englerophytum magalismontanum (Bequaertiodendron)
Stem-fruit (Transvaal Milkplum | Stamvrug | Mohatolantswe/ Motlatswa

Milkwood Family 585.0 SAPOTACEAE
Mimusops zeyheri
Moepel (Transvaal Red Milkwood) | Moepel | Mmupudu

Ebony Family 594.0 EBENACEAE
Euclea crispa subsp. crispa
Blue Guarri | Blou-ghwarrie | Motlhaletsogane

Ebony Family 597.0 EBENACEAE
Euclea natalensis subsp. natalensis
Natal Guarri | Natal-ghwarrie | Motlhakola

Ebony Family 601.1 EBENACEAE
Euclea undulata subsp. myrtina
Small-leaved Guarri | Fynblaar-ghwarrie | Motlhakola

Ebony Family 602.1 EBENACEAE
Diospyros batocana
Sand Jackal-berry | Sandjakkalsbessie

Ebony Family 602.2 EBENACEAE
Diospyros austro-africana (var. microphylla)
Fire-sticks (Jackal-bush) | Jakkalsbos (Kritikom/ Kraaibos)

Ebony Family 605.0 EBENACEAE
Diospyros lycioides subsp. lycioides
Karroo Bluebush | Karoo-bloubos | Motlhaja

Ebony Family 605.2 EBENACEAE
Diospyros lycioides subsp. guerkei
Bushveld Bluebush (Transvaal Bluebush) | Bosveldbloubos (Transvaal-bloubos) | Letlhajwa/ Letlhatsa

Ebony Family 611.0 EBENACEAE
Diospyros whyteana
Bladder-nut | Swartbas

Olive Family 617.0 OLEACEAE
Olea europaea subsp. africana
Wild Olive | Olienhout | Motlhware

Monkey-orange Family 623.0 STRYCHNACEAE (LOGANIACEAE)
Strychnos cocculoides
Corky Monkey-orange | Kurk(bas)-klapper

Wild Elder Family 633.0 BUDDLEJACEAE (LOGANIACEAE)
Nuxia congesta
Wilde Elder | Wildevlier | Mokwerekwere

Wild Elder Family 636.0 BUDDLEJACEAE (LOGANIACEAE)
Buddleja saligna
Mock Olive (False Olive) | Wit-olienhout | Motlhwaretshogwana

Oleander Family 639.0 APOCYNACEAE
Acokanthera oppositifolia
Bushman's Poison (Common Poison-bush) | Boesmansgif (Gewone Gifboom) | Serokolo

Borage Family 657.0 BORAGINACEAE
Ehretia rigida
Puzzle Bush | Deurmekaarbos | Morebe

Sage Family (Verbena Family) 664.0 LAMIACEAE (VERBENACEAE)
Vitex rehmannii
Pipe-stem Tree | Pypsteelboom | Mokgatle

Verbena Family 666.0 LAMIACEAE (VERBENACEAE)
Vitex zeyheri
Silver Pipe-stem Tree | Vaal-pypsteelboom | Mogamadi/ Mokwele

Potato Family 669.3 SOLANACEAE
Solanum aculeastrum
Goat Apple (Goat Bitter-apple) | Bok-appel (Bok-bitterappel) | Thola

Gardenia Family 691.0 RUBIACEAE
Gardenia volkensii subsp. volkensii var. volkensii
Eastern Bushveld (Transvaal) Gardenia | Wilde-katjiepiering (Transvaal-katjiepiering)

Gardenia Family 693.0 RUBIACEAE
Rothmannia capensis
Mock Gardenia (Wild Gardenia) | Valskatjiepiering (Wilde-katjiepiering | Morutla/ Morutlwa

Gardenia Family 698.0 RUBIACEAE
Tricalysia capensis (var. capensis)
Forest Jackal-coffee (Forest Coffee) | Bos-jakkalskoffie (Boskoffie)

Gardenia Family 702.0 RUBIACEAE
Vangueria infausta subsp. infausta
Wild Medlar | Wildemispel | Mmilo

Gardenia Family 706.0 RUBIACEAE
Canthium gilfillanii
Velvet Turkey-berry (Velvet Rock Alder) | Fluweel-klipels | Mononyane

Gardenia Family 710.0 RUBIACEAE
Canthium mundianum
Rock Alder | Klipels

Gardenia Family 713.0 RUBIACEAE
Psydrax livida (Canthium huillense)
Green Quar (Green Tree) | Bosveld-klipels (Groenboom) | Modumelantswe/ Mononyane

Gardenia Family 716.0 RUBIACEAE
Pavetta gardeniifolia var. gardeniifolia (assimilis var. assimilis)
Common Bridal Bush (Bride's) | Gewone Bruidsbos | Mmawa

Gardenia Family 716.1 RUBIACEAE
Pavetta gardeniifolia var.subtomentosa
Hairy Bridal Bush (Bride's) | Harige Bruidsbos

Gardenia Family 717.1 RUBIACEAE
Pavetta eylesii
Broad-leaved Bridal Bush (Bride's) | Breeblaarbruidsbos

Gardenia Family 722.0 RUBIACEAE
Pavetta zeyheri
Small-leaved Bridal Bush (Bride's) | Fynblaar-bruidsbos | Mogadintane

Daisy Family 730.0 ASTERACEAE
Brachylaena rotundata
Mountain Silver Oak | Berg-vaalbos | Moswane

Daisy Family 733.0 ASTERACEAE
Tarchonanthus camphoratus
Camphor Bush | Kanferbos | Mofatlaha