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Directorate of Forestry, list of protected trees

08-06-2015

DIRECTORATE OF FORESTRY

LIST OF PROTECTED TREES (LYS VAN BESKERMDE BOME)

Scientific Name Common Name Scientific Name Common Name
Acacia erioloba Camelthorn, Kameeldoring boom Maerua schinzii Ringwood Tree, Lammerdrol,Kringboom
Acacia haematoxylon Grey Camel Thorn, Vaalkameeldoring Ochna pulchra Peeling Bark ochna, Lekkerbreek
Acacia robynsiana Whip-stick acacia, Hemelbesem Olea europaea subsp. africana Wild Olive, Olienhout
Acacia sieberana Paperbark Thorn, Papierbasdoring Ozoroa crassinervia Namibian Resin-tree,Namibiese Harpuisboom
Acacia montis-usti Brandberg Acacia, Brandberg Akasia Pappea capensis Jacket-plum, Doppruim, Kouboom
Acanthosicyos horridus !Nara, Botterpitte Parkinsoniaafricana Green-hair Tree, Lemoendoring
Adansonia digitata Boabab, Kremetartboom Peltoforum africanum African Wattle, Huilboom, Dopperkiaat
Albizia anthelmintica Worm-cure Albizia, Oumaboom Pterocarpusangolensis Kiaat, Dolfhou
Baikiaea plurijuga Zambezi Teak, Zambezikiaat Philenoptera violacea = Lonchocarpus Capassa Rain Tree, Appelblaar, Apfelblattbaum
Berchemia discolor Bird Plum, Bruinivoor, Wilde dattel Philenoptera nelsii =Lonchocarpus nelsii Kalahari apple-leaf, Appelblaar, Apfelblattebaum
Boscia albitrunca Shepherds Tree, Witgat Ruhs lancea Willow rhus, Soetkaree, Karee
Burkea africana Burkea, Sandsering, Wildesering Salix mucronatasubsp.capensis Small-leaved Willow, Rivier Wilg
Combretum imberbe Leadwood, Hardekool Schinziophyton rautanenii= Ricindendron rautanenii Manketti, Manghettiboom
Colophospermum mopane Mopane, Mopanie Schotia afra Karoo Schotia,Karooboerboon
Elaeodendron transvaalense = Cassine transvaalensis Transvaal Saffron, Bushveld Saffron, Lepelhout Sclerocarya birrea Marula, Maroela
Erythrina decora Namib Coral Tree, Suidwes Koraalboom Securidaca longepedeunculata Violet Tree, Bruidsboom, Krinkhout
Etandrophragma spicatum Owambo woodenbanana, Owambo Mahonie Spirostachys africana Tamboti, Tambotie, Tambuti
Euclea pseudebenus False Ebony Tree, Swart Ebbe Sterculia africana Tick Tree, African Chestnut, Bosluisboom,
Faidherbia albida = Acacia Albida Ana Tree, Ana boom, Anabaum Sterculia quinquiloba Large-leaved Sterculia, Grootblaarkastaing
Ficus cordata Namaqua rock-fig, Namakwavy, Haartvy Strychnos cocculoides Corky Monkey-orange, Geelklapper
Ficus burkei = Ficus thonningii Strangler Fig, Wildevy, Würgefeige Strychnos pungens Spine-leaved monkey-orange, Steekblaarklapper
Fucus sycomorus Sycamore Fig, Geelstamvy Strychnos spinosa Spiney monkey-orange, Doringklapper
Guibourtia coleosperma False Mopane, Baster Mopane Tamarix usneoides Wild Tamarisk, Abiekwasgeelhout, Tamariske
Gyrocarpus americanus Propeller Tree, Draaivrugboom, Helikopterboom

Kirkia acuminata Common Kirkia, , Bergsering,

Lannea Discolor Live-long, Dikbas

The DoF is responsible for regulating clearing of forest areas in all parts of the country according to the Forest Act no 12 of 2001, as amended:Forest Amendment Act no 13 of 2005

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