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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

Solanum africanum

Common names: dune nightshade, drunken berry, drunken rope (Eng...

A hardy creeper or shrub, with yellow-centered, purple, mauve or...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Encephalartos aemulans

Common names: Ngotshe cycad (Eng.); ngotshe-broodboom (Afr.)

An extremely rare cycad, which is endemic to South Africa, and known...

Walter Sisulu NBG
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