Plants of the Week Advanced Search


Search results for "Apocynaceae" (displaying 20 of 43 on page 1)

Refine your search
  • Sort by date added
  • Sort Alphabetically

Pages

Fanninia caloglossa

Fanninia caloglossa inflorescence showing the intriguing flowers (Photo Cameron McMaster)
Common names: Fannin’s beauty
Family: Apocynaceae

16 / 01 / 2017 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Cordylogyne globosa

Cordylogyne globosa, rounded flowerhead
Common names: none
Family: Apocynaceae

02 / 01 / 2017 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Hoodia flava

Hoodia flava flower (Martin Heigan).
Common names: yellow-flowered ghaap (Eng.); soetghaap (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

01 / 02 / 2016 | Lerato Hoveka | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Quaqua mammilaris

Quaqua mammilaris
Common names: aroena (Afr.); aroena, oruna (Khoi)
Family: Apocynaceae

12 / 10 / 2015 | Lize Wolfaardt | Karoo Desert NBG
Read More

Gonioma kamassi

Gonioma kamassi (Andrea Durrheim)
Common names: kamassi, Knysna boxwood (Eng.); kamassiehout (Afr.); igala-gala (isiXhosa)
Family: Apocynaceae

27 / 10 / 2014 | Sisanda Alakhe Velembo-Mhlauli | Kirstenbosch NBG
Read More

Miraglossum davyi

Close up of flower
Common names: No known common names.
Family: Apocynaceae

05 / 08 / 2013 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Xysmalobium pedifoetidum

Flower head
Common names: northern red-flowered cartwheel
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 07 / 2013 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Strophanthus speciosus

Plant in flower
Common names: forest tailflower, poison rope, common poison rope, forest poison rope (Eng.); giftou, bobbejaantou, bosgiftou, osdoring (Afr.); umhlazazane (Swati/si
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 07 / 2013 | Hannelie Snyman | Kirstenbosch NBG
Read More

Carissa edulis

Carissa edulis
Common names: simple-spined num-num, climbing num-num, small num-num, (Eng.); enkeldoringnoemnoem, ranknoemnoem, kleinnoemnoem (Afr.); mothokolo (North Sotho); mur
Family: Apocynaceae

25 / 06 / 2012 | R Malatjie | Walter Sisulu NBG
Read More

Rauvolfia caffra

Rauvolfia caffra
Common names: quinine tree (Eng.); kinaboom (Afr.); umJelo, umThundisa (isiXhosa); umHlambamanzi, umKhadluvungu (isiZulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

25 / 07 / 2011 | Sifiso Mnxati | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
Read More

Asclepias bicuspis

Critically Endangered Asclepias bicuspis
Common names: none known
Family: Apocynaceae

... and 4 cm wide with the margins rolled under. Typical of the Apocynaceae, the species contains milky latex. The greenish-yellow, ...

07 / 03 / 2011 | Suvarna Parbhoo | CREW
Read More

Huernia pendula

Huernia pendula growing on a shale cliff near Bolo Reserve along the Kei River
Common names: bootlace huernia (Eng.); skoenveter-aasblom (Afr.); imitya (Xhosa)
Family: Apocynaceae

13 / 12 / 2010 | | Kirstenbosch NBG
Read More

Tavaresia barklyi

Tavaresia flower. Copyright: L. Viljoen
Common names: Devil's trumpet (E); bergghaap, katstert (A); olukatai (Ndonga, Ovamboland, northern Namibia); okukato lekadi, olukato lendume (Kwanyama, Ovamboland,
Family: Apocynaceae

06 / 12 / 2010 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Riocreuxia genus

Riocreuxia picta flowers
Common names: R. polyantha : koeiriempies (Afr.); R. torulosa : candle-wine (Eng.); kandelaarblom (Afr.); ugwapha, unquntane, ushuqu (Zulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 11 / 2010 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Tabernaemontana elegans

Tabernaemontana elegans tree
Common names: toad tree (Eng.); laeveldse paddaboom (Afr.); umKhahlwana, umKhadlu (Zulu); muchanga (Shona)
Family: Apocynaceae

06 / 09 / 2010 | M Cheek | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
Read More

Orbea lutea

Flowers and visiting fly
Common names: yellow carrion flower (Eng.); geelaasblom, ghaap, gwaap, aasblom, kopseerblom, slang-gwaap (Afr.).
Family: Apocynaceae

11 / 01 / 2010 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Gomphocarpus physocarpus

Gomphocarpus physocarpus fruits and foliage
Common names: balloon milkweed, balloon wild cotton, hairy balls, bindweed (Eng.); balmelkbossie, balbossie, wilde kapok (Afr.); umbababa, umbemiso, umangwazane, um
Family: Apocynaceae

... classified as a subfamily, Asclepiadoideae, in the family Apocynaceae. Members of the Asclepiadoideae have highly specialised flowers ...

04 / 01 / 2010 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
Read More

Mondia whitei

Mondia whitei flowers
Common names: White's ginger, tonic root (Eng.); mundondo, mudondo (Angola); mundondo, bondo, molo busio (Cissongo - Central African Republic); nlondo, kimbiolongwa
Family: Apocynaceae

16 / 11 / 2009 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | Pretoria NBG
Read More

Xysmalobium undulatum

Xysmalobium undulatum flowers
Common names: milk bush, milkwort, uzura, wild cotton, wave-leaved xysmalobium (Eng.); bitterhout, bitterwortel, bitterhoutwortel, melkbos (Afr.); leshokoa, poho-t
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 12 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
Read More

Pentarrhinum insipidum

Pentarrhinum insipidum
Common names: African heartvine (Eng.), donkieperske, hondepisbossie, opklim, wildekomkommer (Afr.), aulana, furana (Ndebele), umulugwe (Ndebele), leswa (Sotho)
Family: Apocynaceae

27 / 10 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | Pretoria NBG
Read More