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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

Encephalartos msinganus

Common names: Msinga cycad (Eng.); msinga-broodboom (Afr.)

A medium-sized, glossy green cycad, that occurs in the Msinga area in...

Walter Sisulu NBG
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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Common names: common ice plant, crystalline ice plant, rosa de...

This is an extremely stress-tolerant, prostrate, succulent annual...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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