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Balanites maughamii, tak en loof, Voortrekkerbad

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Zygophyllales

Familia: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamilia: Tribuloideae
Genus: Balanites
Species: Balanites maughamii

Balanites maughamii Sprague

Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew. Kew 1913:136, 138. 1913
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Balanites maughamii in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.

Vernacular names
Afrikaans: Groendoring
English: Torchwood
isiZulu: uGobandlovu

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

"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.
"GRIN Species Records of Balanites". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-10-12.
Tjituka, Martin (30 April 2013). "Groendoring struggles to keep up with Eger legacy". The Namibian.

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