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A picture of a Khungoana


Erythrina zeyheri

Also known as

Motumo, Umnsinsana

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  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Khungoana

E. zeheri growing in Free State NBG
Close-up showing prickles on stalks and leaflets
Growing E. zeheri
A photo of Khungoana
A photo of Khungoana

Khungoana Overview

It is only in Africa where one can find this stunning, hardy, deciduous shrublet that produces brilliant scarlet flowers in late spring — local is lekker! ZA Distribution: Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape.

Special features of Khungoana

Attracts birds

Other uses of Khungoana