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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

Orbea melanantha

Common names: short-lobed brown carrion flower, black or dark...

A mat-forming succulent that can spread on the surface of the soil...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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Euphorbia bupleurifolia

Common names: cycad spurge, pine cone plant (Eng.); melkbol (...

Resembling a pine cone, pineapple or, some may say, a cycad,...

Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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