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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

Elegia spathacea

Common names: pagoda goldreed (Eng.)

This is a small, aesthetic, slender plant, with striking tan-coloured...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bulbine rupicola

Common names: dwarf cliff bulbine (Eng.); dwergkopieva (Afr.)

A dwarf cliff-hugger, with numerous dwarf rosettes of dull green,...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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