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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

Aloe reitzii var. vernalis

Common names: Vryheid aloe

Aloe reitzii var. vernalis is a rare endemic known from a single...

CREW
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Red Mangrove, Rhizophora mucronata.

Common names: red mangrove (Eng.); rooiwortelboom (Afr.);...

A conical tree with a distinctive root growth and fascinating growing...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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