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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

Entandrophragma caudatum

Common names: mountain mahogany, wooden-banana (Eng.);...

This is a semi-deciduous to deciduous tree, with pale green flowers...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Bergbambos tessellata  (= Thamnocalamus tessellatus)

Common names: Drakensberg bamboo, wild bamboo, African bamboo,...

This is one of only two species of bamboo that are indigenous to...

Free State NBG
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