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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

Gyrocarpus americanus subsp. africanus

Common names: propeller tree, helicopter tree (Eng.);...

An interesting tree with a smooth, grey to silvery white trunk, and...

Pretoria NBG
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Ledebouria viscosa (Connal Oosterbroek)

Common names: sticky-leaf African hyacinth

This curious and enigmatic species of Ledebouria is highly unusual in...

Walter Sisulu NBG
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