Tree genus examples

The following trees infested with Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) have been investigated by arborists within South Africa. Bark has been cut away to verify the nature of the borer tunnel and to determine the impact of fusarium on the tree’s xylem.

All photographs courtesy of the “Borer Action Group” WhatsApp group.

 

2018-08-03 – Cinnamomum camphora – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Camphor

2018-08-01 – Jacaranda mimosifolia – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Blue Jacaranda

2018-07-25 – Nuxia floribunda – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Forest elder

2018-07-23 – Kiggeleria africana – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Wild peach

2018-07-21 – Schizolobium excelsum – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Featherduster

2018-07-11 – Senna siamea felixton – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Siamese cassia

2018-07-09 – Adansonia digitata – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Baobab

2018-06-08 – Schotia brachypetala – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Weeping Boer Bean

2018-06-08 – Erythrina lysistemon – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Common Coral

2018-05-15  Tecoma stans – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Yellow bells

2018-05-15 – Searsia pendulina – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: White karree

2018-05-15 – Saphora japonica – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Japanese pagoda

2018-05-15 – Ptaeroxylon obliquum – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Sneezewood

2018-05-15 – Melia azedarach – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Syringa

2018-04-24 – Eucalyptus camaldulensis – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: River red gum

2018-04-24 – Quercus robur – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: English oak

2018-05-10 – Podocarpus henkelii – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Henkel’s yellowwood

2018-04 -24 – Schotia afra – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Karoo boer-bean

2018-04-24 – Populus simonii – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Populus

2018-04-18 – Agus sylvatica – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Copper Beech

2018-04-13 – Malus domestica – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Apple

2018-04-13 – Magnolia grandiflora – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Laurel Magnolia

2018-04-13 – Harpephyllum caffrum – Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

Common Name: Wild plum