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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

Crocosmia paniculata

Common names: zigzag crocosmia (Eng.); waaierlelie (Afr.);...

Crocosmia paniculata is a robust, deciduous geophyte with sculptural...

Compton Herbarium
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Protea lacticolor 

Common names: Hottentot’s Holland sugarbush, hottentot...

A large shrub or small tree from the fynbos, with creamy white or...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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