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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

Erica discolor

Common names: two-colour heath

Erica discolor is a very common and variable species complex that...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Asparagus microraphis (Geoff Nichols)

Common names: needles wild-asparagus (Eng.), katdoring (Afr.),...

An evergreen shrub that is used medicinally by Sesotho speaking...

KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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