Red Stinkwood

Prunus africanus photo © Michael Plagens

Alternate simple leaves with serrated margins. Medium to large tree with rough bark.

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Himalayan Cherry

Prunus cerasoides photo © Michael Plagens

Large tree with abundant pink flowers when blooming. Shiny eliptical leaves. Non-native.

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Eriobotrya japonica photo © Michael Plagens

Medium sized trees with dark green elyptical leaves grown mostly in gardens for their fruit. Cream-color flowers in panicles. Native to subtropical southeastern China.

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Kenyan Blackberry

Kenyan Blackberry, Rubus steudneri, photo © Michael Plagens

Scrambling shrub with sharp prickles on the stems, panicles of pink-hued flowers, folllowed by orange berries. Highland forest edges.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, page created 20 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).