Advertising opportunities on Bluegnu

BlueGnu - Explore South Africa's many tourist attractions

Russet Bush-Willow tree

Afrikaans name: Kierieklapper

Russet Bush-Willow tree

Photo © Steven Herbert

Combretum hereroense

The Russet Bush-Willow is a smallish tree that grows to a height of 8 metres.

This tree is often found near water courses or low-lying areas.

It gets a reddish-brown fruit that has four wings.

The wood of the Russet Bush-Willow is strong and is used for struts in mines.


References and further reading

A site-by-site guide to trees in the Kruger National Park - Author: Marissa Greeff - Year Published: 2017 - Page: 176

Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park - Author: Piet van Wyk - Year Published: 2008 - Page: 172

Sappi Tree Spotting: Lowveld - Author: Jacana - Year Published: 1997 - Page: 258

Got a comment about the content on this page?

Copyright Steven Herbert Projects, 2013 - 2020. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy - FAQ - Terms of use