SA No. 285

Commiphora pyracanthoides

Gewone Kanniedood / Common corkwood

Family: Burseraceae

Where can i find this tree. Locations to follow soon – watch this space!

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The stand out future of these characteristic trees are their nice looking yellow-green trunks! Also featuring small paper like flakes of bark. These trees have many medicinal uses. These trees are known to be able to survive in very hot and try habitats, from their the Afrikaans name – Kanniedood (which means can-not-die).

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More info to follow.


Elephants and other game do browse the leaves of certain Commiphora species.

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