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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

Otholobium fruticans

Common names: Cape Town pea, roundhead otholobium

An attractive, mat-forming groundcover or semi-shrub that bears...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Gladiolus crassifolius

Common names: thick-leaved gladiolus (Eng.); igulusha,...

A dainty perennial geophyte, with substantial stems and brightly...

Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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