Table 3: Woody species selected (high (h), low (l)) and available (rare (r), common (c)) in the feeding areas during different seasons frequented by African elephant breeding herds in the southern Kruger National Park from March 2002 to September 2005.

SpeciesEarly wetLate wetEarly dryLate dry

Grewia hexamita h, rh, rh, rh, r
Grewia bicolor h, ch, ch, c
Grewia  flavescens h, cl, rl, r
Grewia monticola h, ch, rh, r
Searsia gueinzii h, rh, rh, r
Manilkara mochisia h, rh, rh, r
Ozoroa engleri h, rh, rl, r
Peltophorum africanum h, rh, rh, r
Schotia brachypetala h, rh, rh, r
Lannea schweinfurthii l, rh, rh, r
Sclerocarya birrea l, rh, rl, r
Vachellia gerrardii h, rh, r
Vachellia nigrescens h, rl, c
Vachellia robusta l, rl, r
Vachellia tortilis l, rh, c
Vachellia xanthophloea h, rh, r
Albizia forbesii l, ch, r
Combretum hereroense l, rl, r
Combretum imberbe h, rh, r
Dalbergia melanoxylon l, ch, r
Dichrostachys cinerea l, cl, c
Diospyros mespiliformis l, rl, r
Euclea divinorum l, rl, c
Grewia villosa l, rh, r
Gymnosporia senegalensis l, cl, c
Pterocarpus rotundifolius h, cl, r
Terminalia sericea h, rh, r
Ziziphus mucronata h, rl, r
Boscia mossambicensis h, rh, r
Ozoroa obovata h, rl, r
Albizia petersiana h, rl, r
Dombeya rotundifolia h, rh, r
Boscia albitrunca h, rh, r
Vachellia erubescens l, r
Vachellia exuvialis l, r
Boscia foetida l, r
Combretum apiculatum l, r
Combretum paniculatum l, r
Combretum zeyheri h, r
Commiphora mollis h, r
Commiphora pyracanthoides l, r
Croton megalobotrys h, r
Ehretia amoena l, r
Euclea natalensis l, r
Grewia occidentalis h, r
Kigelia africana h, r
Mundulea sericea h, r
Ochna inermis l, r
Spirostachys africana l, r
Ziziphus mucronata l, r
Terminalia sericea h, r
Flueggea virosa l, r
Rhoicissus spp.h, r
Ximenia caffra l, r
Vachellia nilotica h, r
Albizia harveyi h, r
Clerodendrum glabrum h, r
Strychnos spinosa h, r
Ximenia americana h, r
Bolusanthus speciosus h, r
Carissa bispinosa h, r
Combretum molle h, r
Schotia capitata h, r