2011 International Year of the forest – the trees of our local forests

After 17 articles in the series on local forests, in which several tree species were specifically mentioned, it seemed a nice ending of this series to devote some articles to specific plants and trees on the island. From the striking and familiar to the inconspicuous and largely unknown. The Palu Santu – Seaside mahoe (Thespesia populnea) The Palu Santu is a well known ‘beach’ tree. A loyal visitor of Daaibooibaai or former Hook’s Hut has consciously or unconsciously taken a […] Read more »