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PAPERBARK THORN
One of the typical flat-topped or umbrella-shaped acacias found in South Africa. The tree can reach up to 9m in height with a spread of about 15m. The most distinctive feature of this tree is the “corky” yellowish-brown bark which flakes in papery pieces.
http://www.africantrees.com/details.asp?treeID=12
Paperbark Thorn
Paperbark Thorn-Trunk

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