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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

Heywoodia lucens, looking up the trunk into the canopy. (Geoff Nichols)

Common names: stink-ebony, Cape-ebony, foetid-ebony, black-...

Cape-ebony or stink-ebony as it is also known, is a tall, evergreen...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Streptocarpus confusus (Cherise Viljoen)

Common names: Cape primrose (Eng.)

A unique species of the genus Streptocarpus, exhibiting two special...

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