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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

Didelta spinosa

Common names: spiny salad bush (Eng.); perdebos, perdebossie,...

Didelta spinosa is a fast-growing shrub or small tree with bright...

Karoo Desert NBG
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Dicerocaryum senecioides

Common names: devil’s thorn, boot protectors, stud plant (Eng...

A prostrate perennial, with annual creeping stems and white to...

Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
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