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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

Paranomus bracteolaris

Common names: Bokkeveld sceptre, smooth-leaved tree-sceptre (...

One of the common sceptres, it produces a single leaf form, a...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crotalaria magaliesbergensis

Common names: Magaliesberg rattlepod (Eng.); magaliesberg...

Crotalaria magaliesbergensis is small shrub that sprouts annually...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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