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The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Trees and other plants of Kruger National Park

Afrikaans name: Bome van Krugerwildtuin

Here is a tiny sample of the many trees, flowers and other plant-life that may be found in Kruger National Park. The gardens in the camps are a great place to start.

Bushveld Albizia / Bushveld False-thorn

Round-leaved Teak

Weeping Wattle

Weeping Boer Bean

Fever Tree

Knob Thorn


Black Monkey Thorn

Velvet-leaved Corkwood

Flat Crown Albizia

Sycamore Fig

Natal Fig

Broom Cluster Fig

Wild Date Palm

Eastern Bushveld Gardenia

Sweet Thorn


Common Cabbage-Tree



Russet Bush-willow

Lowveld Chestnut


Common Coral Tree

White Pear

Green Thorn

Naboom Euphorbia


Coastal Golden-leaf / Mitzeeri


Natal Mahogany


Giant Raisin


References and further reading

Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park - Author: Piet van Wyk - Year Published: 2008 - Page: 1

A site-by-site guide to trees in the Kruger National Park - Author: Marissa Greeff - Year Published: 2017 - Page: 1

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