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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

Asparagus densiflorus 'Cwebe'

Common names: Cwebe asparagus fern, Cwebe emerald fern, Cwebe...

A handsome ornamental perennial whose graceful spreading fronds has...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Canthium spinosum (Geoff Nichols)

Common names: thorny turkey-berry, coastal turkey-berry,...

A shrub or small tree with spiny branches, pale grey bark and edible...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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