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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

Liparia parva

Common names: small mountain dahlia, yellow nodding-head (Eng...

This elusive shrublet is a localized species with a restricted...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gladiolus ecklonii (Peter Warren)

Common names: sheathed gladiolus (Eng.); kxahla, litsoantsoang...

A cormous plant with beautiful, variously spotted, pink, red or...

Walter Sisulu NBG
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