Hartebeestfontein Conservancy is proud to offer articles about trees, flowers, birds and alien species of the region. 

Velvet Brandybush

Grewia flavaWild or Velvet Raisin, Brandybush, Velvetbrandybush/Wilderosyntjie, FluweelrosynjtieTswana: Motlwa, Moretlhwa(SA National Tree number 459.1)

2009-05-31

Buffalo Thorn

Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo thorn/Buffelsdoring/Blinkblaar-wag-‘n-bietjie Tswana: Mokgalo, Mokalabata (SA National Tree number 447)

2009-01-31

Wild Gardenia

Rothmania capensis (aka Common Rothmania) Wild Gardenia / Wildekatjiepiering (Aapsekos) Zulu: umPhazane-mkhulu (SA National Tree number 693)

2008-12-07

Common Wild Pear

Dombeya rotundifolia Common Wild Pear, Bushveld Bride/Gewone Drolpeer, Bruid-van-die-Bosveld Tswana: Motubane, Mokgofa (SA National Tree number 471)

2009-09-12

River Bushwillow

Combretum erythrophyllum River Bushwillow / Rivier Vaderlandswilg   Tswana: Modubunoka/Modubu   (SA National Tree number 536)  

2008-10-26

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Sagewood

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Wild Medlar

Tree of the Month

Mountain Cabbage Tree

Tree of the Month

Blue Guarri

Tree of the Month

Scented Thorn

Tree of the Month

Wild Olive

Tree of the Month

Bladder-Nut