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Family: MORINGACEAE 

 Moringa ovalifolia
 
  
Author:  Moritz Kurt Dinter & Alwin Berger 1914
Family:  Moringaceae
Habitat:  Namibia, South Western Angola
Soil:  Rocks-Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  1 meter
Height:  7 metres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Phantom Tree, Ghost Tree, African Moringo
Synonyms:  MoBot: Moringa oleifera Lamarck 1785 = Guilandina moringa Linnaeus 1753. Moringa ovalifoliolata Dinter & A. Berger 1914

   This member of the Moringaceae family was given this name by Moritz Kurt Dinter and Alwin Berger in 1914. It is found in northern Namibia and south-western Angola, growing on rocks or in a well drained soil. It requires little water, but can cope with quite a lot. It need lots of sun to fatten up. The stem can grow to one meter in diameter and the whole tree can reach seven meters. The flowers are white.

They start up rather slender.

The trees in Haunted Forest, Etosha Park grows on a flat plain.