Kirkia


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Noun1.Kirkia - small genus of tropical South African trees and shrubs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Simaroubaceae, quassia family, Simaroubaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit
Kirkia wilmsii, pepper tree - small African deciduous tree with spreading crown having leaves clustered toward ends of branches and clusters of creamy flowers resembling lilacs
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Kirkdale means "a valley with its own church", after the Old Scandinavian words "kirkia" for church and "dalr" for dale.
According to prior research by the same authors, mopane is the dominant tree species found in the study area in association with Kirkia acuminata, Dalbergia melanoxylon, Adansonia digitata, Combretum apiculatum, Combretum imberbe, Acacia nigrescens, and Commiphora species [9].
The highest NDIN content was found for Melia azedarach while Kirkia acuminata had the highest value of ADIN.