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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

Ursinia paleacea in habitat, visited by a monkey beetle.

Common names: long-stalk parachute daisy (Eng.); geelmagriet (...

This cheerful and resilient perennial is a must for any fynbos garden!

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Erica rhopalantha (Loretta Floors)

Common names: club-shaped erica (Eng.); maroenheide, pienkheide...

A small, striking erica with a neat, compact appearance. During the...

Harold Porter NBG
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