Cape Ash

Cape Ash, Ekebergia capensis, photo © Michael Plagens

Tree with odd-pinnate compound leaves and round capsule fruit.

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Natal Mahogany

Natal Mahogany in Kenya, Trichilia emetica, photo © Michael Plagens

Tree. Panicles of fragrant cream flowers. Large compound leaves alternate and with rusty pubescence below.

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Toona ciliata photo © Michael Plagens

Large tree with brown bark and v. long compound leaves. Small white flowers in clusters. From south Asia.

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Neem Tree

Neem Tree, Azadirachta indica, photo © Michael Plagens

Exotic tree for shade and timber. Long pinnate leaves. Small white flowers.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, page created 17 Oct. 2017.

By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya. I am a novice exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I encounter them I am teaching myself. If the reader finds an error, please let me know so that I can make corrections (use copyright link).