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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

Lampranthus tegens

Common names: mat-lampranthus (Eng.); matvygie (Afr.)

A flat-growing, mat-forming, leaf succulent, often rooting at the...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Curio radicans

Common names: baboon toes, banana vine, creeping berry,...

Curio radicans is a versatile succulent which can either act as a...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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