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    04 / 04 / 2017

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    Christine Ngwenya


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  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Images of Celosia cultivars

    April 20th, 2017 at 3:20am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    3rd image- Maybe a yellow cultivar in the Celosia genus, this could be plumed cockscomb (Celosia argenta var. plumosa)? Link below with more information.

    April 20th, 2017 at 2:46am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    2nd plant image, again it will be a guess only since I don’t know what the rest of the plant looks like. Maybe common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale).

    April 20th, 2017 at 2:14am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    List of for more Vachellia/Acacia species.

    April 20th, 2017 at 2:39am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Hello Christine, Not able to see more of all three plants i.e. the whole plant, close up details of leaves, stems, fruits/seedpods, etc… those details will help narrow down their IDs. I could only suggest some of the possible genera for them. 1_ Maybe a species in the Acacia genus. According to sources some of the species growing in Africa include umbrella thorn acacia (Vachellia tortilis syn. Acacia tortilis), Sweet thorn (V. karroo), scented-pod/thorn Acacia (V. nilotica syn. A. nilotica). These are just a few for you to check out and see if you have a match. Link below is for scented thorn acacia, you could Google the two Acacia species for more information. To keep it not so confusing, I will post the photos of 2 & 3 in separate posts. Best wishes!

    April 20th, 2017 at 2:45am

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