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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

Wachendorfia brachyandra (Gigi Laidler)

Common names: short-stamen butterfly lily, lax butterfly lily

This is a long-lived and free-flowering species, ideal for a sunny...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gladiolus longicollis (Dineo Dibakwane)

Common names: honey flower (Eng.); aandblom (Afr.); umbejo (...

Gladiolus longicollis has pale yellow to white, long-tubed, night-...

Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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