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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

Euphorbia nesemannii (Werner Voigt)

Common names: Nesemann's euphorbia (Eng.); melkpol (Afr.)

A spiny, tuberous rooted species with a nearly cylindrical body, most...

Karoo Desert NBG
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Pachycarpus campanulatus var. campanulatus showing the inflorescence with pendent flowers.

Common names: cluster bells, toad plant, fairy bell pachycarpus...

Pachycarpus campanulatus is a showy plant with large, hanging, bell-...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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