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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

Brachylaena rotundata

Common names: mountain silver-oak, Transvaal silver-tree (Eng...

This tree is ideal for small to medium-sized gardens. It produces...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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Setaria verticillata

Common names: bristly foxtail grass, bur bristlegrass, cat’s...

Setaria verticillata is a species of grass known by the common name,...

National Herbarium Pretoria
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