Balanites maughamii

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Torchwood
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Zygophyllales
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Genus: Balanites
Species:
B. maughamii
Binomial name
Balanites maughamii

Balanites maughamii (manduro, torchwood, Afrikaans: Groendoring, Zulu: Ugobandlovu) is a protected tree in South Africa.[1][2] Groendoring, a community outside Asab in Southern Namibia is named after this tree.[3]

Twig with spikes and foliage

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Protected Trees" (PDF). Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Republic of South Africa. 3 May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-05.
  2. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Balanites". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-10-12.
  3. ^ Tjituka, Martin (30 April 2013). "Groendoring struggles to keep up with Eger legacy". The Namibian.