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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

Ceriops tagal (Geoff Nichols)

Common names: Indian mangrove (Eng), Indiese wortelboom (Afr),...

A compact branched tree or shrub with a distinctive root growth,...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gibbaeum heathii

Common names: baby bums (Eng.); bababoutjies, hondebalvygie,...

Gibbaeum heathii is one of the curious miniature succulents that grow...

Karoo Desert NBG
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