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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

Oftia africana

Common names: lazy bush (Eng.); koekblommetjiesbos,...

Rough to the touch, this shrublet has pretty white flowers that have...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Capitula of Senecio gerrardii.

Common names: foma, leshwabe, moroborobo o monyenyane (Sesotho)

Visitors to wetland areas in Mpumalanga would be very familiar with...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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