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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

Commiphora harveyi in habitat, Oribi Gorge (Geoff Nichols).

Common names: copper-stem corkwood, red-stem corkwood (Eng.);...

An interesting tree because of its unusual appearance of silky,...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Agave americana

Common names: American agave, American aloe, century plant (Eng...

Century plants are popular ornamental plants that are native to...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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