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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

Digitaria eriantha

Common names: common finger grass, digit grass, giant pangola...

Digitaria eriantha is a hardy, evergreen, tall grass distinguished by...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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Maerua angolensis subsp. angolensis

Common names: bead-bean tree, bead-pod-tree, knobbly-bean tree...

This frost and drought resistant tree, with its scented flowers from...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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