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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

Agathosma orbicularis

Common names: Caledon buchu (Eng.); Caledon-boegoe (Afr.)

A vigorous, low-growing, lilac-flowering buchu, teetering on the...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Papaver aculeatum

Common names: bristle poppy, orange poppy (Eng.); doringpapawer...

Papaver aculeatum is an attractive, orange- or red-flowered annual,...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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