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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

Elephantorrhiza burkei (Geoff Nichols)

Common names: elephant-root, sumach bean (Eng.); basboontjie,...

This low -growing tree boasts fragrant, creamy white to yellow...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Barleria lugardii

Common names: Limpopo white barleria, Lugard’s barleria, Lugard...

A shrublet with white flowers in late summer, autumn and winter; it...

Lowveld NBG
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