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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

Boophone haemanthoides subsp. ernesti-ruschii

Common names: Namaqua century plant (Eng.); gifbol, kwaslelie(...

Boophone haemanthoides is a summer-flowering geophyte growing up to...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Ledebouria apertiflora

Common names: desert African hyacinth

A medium-sized bulbous plant normally associated with arid areas....

Walter Sisulu NBG
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