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

Buffalo Thorn

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

2009-01-31

Scented Thorn

Acacia nilotica

2008-11-09

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

Mountain Cabbage Tree

Cussonia paniculata Highveld/Mountain Cabbage Tree/Kiepersol Tswana: Motsetse

2009-08-02

Blue Guarri

Euclea crispa Blue Guarri/Bloughwarrie Tswana: Motlhaletsogane, Seretlwane (SA National Tree number 594)

2009-07-03

Tree of the Month

River Bushwillow

Tree of the Month

Bladder-Nut

Tree of the Month

Velvet Brandybush

Tree of the Month

Wild Olive

Tree of the Month

Sagewood

Tree of the Month

Wild Gardenia

Tree of the Month

Wild Medlar