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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

Plectranthus lucidus

Common names: shiny spurflower (Eng.); blinkblaar spoorsalie (...

A fast-growing, resilient, shade-loving groundcover, recommended for...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Rhynchosia hirta

Common names: blue-seeded snoutbean, hairy snoutbean (Eng.);...

A lovely indigenous vine with attractive blue seeds; an alternative...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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