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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

Gasteria visseri

Common names: Visser’s ox-tongue (Eng.); Visser-beestong (Afr...

Gasteria visseri is a compact, slow-growing succulent, with dark...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Thamnochortus acuminatus

Common names: goldhead thatchreed (Eng.)

A dwarf, densely tufted restio, which shows off its large...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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