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This website celebrates the plants of southern Africa.  Each week we bring you two new Plants of the Week and the Information Library contains hundreds of articles about southern Africa plants and related topics. Read More

Plants of the week

Cylindrophyllum comptonii

Common names: Little Karoo finger vygie (Eng.); vingervygie (...

Cylindrophyllum comptonii is a tough, mat-forming, cushion-like,...

Karoo Desert NBG
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Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii

Common names: giant pineapple lily

This is the largest of all pineapple lilies in the world. The tall...

Walter Sisulu NBG
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