Tag Archives: Sapotaceae

Niemeyera prunifera (Sapotaceae)

Was at Julatten a whiles back when I sighted this little tree which at first glance reminded me of some species of the nutmeg family. The leaves are alternately arranged and it had very brown hairy stems, particularly on the … Continue reading

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Planchonella obovata (Sapotaceae)

A very attractive coastal forest tree, P. obovata is known by a number of infuriatingly poorly descriptive common names such as Yellow Boxwood, Black Ash and Yellow Teak. This tree can be recognized by the combination of the coastal forest … Continue reading

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