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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

Justicia petiolaris

Common names: blue justicia, kissing-leaves (Eng.); kiesieblaar...

Attractive and little-known perennial shrubs with soft velvety leaves...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Obetia tenax

Common names: mountain nettle, rock tree-nettle, tree nettle,...

An awesome small tree with the most striking flowers and leaves with...

Lowveld NBG
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