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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

Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha

Common names: Kalahari bauhinia, Kalahari camel’s foot, coffee...

This low-growing, evergreen tree or scrambler, boasts with large,...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Barleria rigida var. rigida

Common names: scorpion thistle (Eng.); skerpioendissel (Afr.)

Your first choice plant for the sunny dry areas in your garden.

Lowveld NBG
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