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Astroloba spiralis

Astroloba spiralis is a small succulent plant of the Astroloba genus, endemic to the southern Karoo regions of the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces, South Africa.

Carpacoce

Carpacoce scabra Thunb. Sond. Carpacoce curvifolia Puff. (Carpacoce curvifolia слойки) Carpacoce scabra subsp. rupestris Puff. Carpacoce gigantea Puff apparently extinct. Carpacoce scabra subsp. scabra. Carpacoce heteromorpha H.Buek Bolus. Carpac ...

Chrysanthemoides

Chrysanthemoides is one of eight genera of the Calenduleae, with a centre of diversity in South Africa. The genera contains only two species, but is known for the invasive "Bitou Bush" Chrysanthemoides monilifera. Studies of this genus have deter ...

Crassula pellucida

Crassula pellucida is a creeping, succulent ground-cover, or low-growing, spreading succulent shrub, indigenous to South Africa. He is very changeable, shade, and various forms of popular in cultivation.

Crassula perforata

C. perforata grows long, unbranched, rambling stems. It looks similar to its close relative, Crassula rupestris, but C. perforata has a long inflorescence, with lots of tiny cream flowers, and it flowers between November and April. Crassula rupes ...

Crassula spathulata

Crassula spathulata is a creeping, succulent ground-cover, indigenous to the Eastern Cape Province and southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, where it is found in leaf-litter on rocky ridges, often around the edges of forests. It is common as vege ...

Crossyne

There are two known species, both of which are native to Cape Province in South Africa: Crossyne Salisb., Gene. MN.: 116 1866. Crossyne flava W.F.Barker ex Snijman D.Mull Doblies & U.Mull. Crossyne guttata L. D.Mull Doblies & U.Mull Doblies, Fedd ...

Duthiastrum

Duthiastrum is a genus of plans in the Iridaceae. It contains only one species, Duthiastrum linifolium, endemic to South Africa.

Erica cabernetea

Erica cabernetea is a plant species endemic to a small region in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is known only from the Elgin Basin in the Caledon District, Arieskraal, slopes above the Klein Palmiet River at an elevation of approxi ...

Erica canaliculata

Erica canaliculata, the channelled heath or hairy grey heather, is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae. The species is native to the East and West Capes of South Africa and naturalised in South Australia. It is an erect evergreen ...

Erica grandiflora

Erica grandiflora is a species of Erica found in fynbos on the mainland Western Cape, South Africa. E. grandiflora was described by Carl Linnaeus the Younger in 1782, and was reclassified as Erica abietina subsp. aurantiaca by Oliver & Oliver in ...

Erica turgida

Erica turgida, the showy heath or Kenilworth heath, is a species of Erica that was naturally restricted to the city of Cape Town, South Africa, but is now classified as Extinct in the Wild. This small, gentle Eric is thin, delicate cream stems co ...

Erica versicolor

Erica versicolor is a species of flowering plant in the family Ericaceae, native to South Africa’s Cape Province. When growing E. versicolor requires a well-drained acidic soil and a protected position in full sun. He does not tolerate freezing t ...

Haemanthus amarylloides

Haemanthus amarylloides Jacq. is an endemic South African bulbous plant first described in 1804 by Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin from specimens sent to the Schonbrunn Palace gardens by the collectors Boos and Scholl. Franz Boos was an Austrian bota ...

Haemanthus canaliculatus

Haemanthus canaliculatus is a South African bulbous geophyte in the genus Haemanthus. It is found only over a small area in the Western Cape between Bettys Bay and Rooiels, growing at about 30 m above sea level with an annual rainfall of 650 mm. ...

Haemanthus carneus

Haemanthus carneus is a South African bulbous geophyte in the genus Haemanthus. Despite a fairly wide distribution, it has been collected from only a few scattered sites in the Orange Free State, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape near Grahamstow ...

Haworthia angustifolia

Haworthia angustifolia is a species of Haworthia from the eastern Cape Province. It is an evergreen succulent plant with short leaves arranged in rosettes of 8 cm in diameter. The leaves, about 20, are upright, acuminate and lanceolate, 3–6 cm lo ...

Haworthiopsis attenuata

Haworthiopsis attenuata, formerly Haworthia attenuata, the zebra haworthia, is a small species of succulent plant from the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. As an ornamental, it is one of the most commonly cultivated of the Haworthiopsis species.

Kniphofia northiae

Kniphofia northiae, giant red-hot poker, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asphodelaceae, native to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Growing to 1.7 m tall, it is a robust evergreen perennial with handsome curved leaves resembling an ...

Kniphofia uvaria

Kniphofia uvaria is a species of flowering plant in the family Asphodelaceae, also known as tritomea, torch lily, or red hot poker, due to the shape and color of its inflorescence. The leaves are reminiscent of a lily, and the flowerhead can reac ...

Lachenalia bulbifera

Lachenalia bulbifera, syn. L. pendula, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Western Cape of South Africa. It is a bulbous perennial growing to 30 cm tall by 5 cm broad, with strap-shaped spotted leaves and fle ...

Lachenalia contaminata

Lachenalia contaminata is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Western Cape of South Africa. It is a bulbous perennial growing to 25 cm tall, with grass-like leaves and fleshy stems bearing brushlike white flower ...

Nerine humilis

Nerine humilis, commonly known as dwarf nerine, is a species of flowering plant in the subfamily Amaryllidoideae of the family Amaryllidaceae, native to the Cape of South Africa. Growing to 40 cm tall, it is a variable bulbous perennial with narr ...

Orbea variegata

Orbea variegata is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, known as the star flower. It is native to the coastal belt of the Western Cape, South Africa, growing actively during the winter rainfall season. Growing to 10 cm tall by ...

Pachypodium succulentum

True to its name, P. succulentum is characterised by its sturdy water-holding swallowed-stem base. Thin, near-straight shoots grow from this base to a height of around 1.6 feet and are covered in 0.8 inch thorns that come in pairs. Leaves are fou ...

Paranomus

Paranomus is a genus of 18 species of plants, commonly known as "sceptres", in the protea family. It is endemic to the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa.

Pelargonium capitatum

Pelargonium capitatum is one of several species known as rose geranium or rose-scented pelargonium in English. The popular names refer to the scent of the essential oils extracted from glandular tissue, not the flowers, which have hardly any scen ...

Plectranthus fruticosus

Plectranthus fruticosus, the forest spurflower, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to South Africa. Growing up to 2 m tall, it is an erect evergreen shrub, with rounded, hairy leaves, and spikes of soft blue or m ...

Polygonum undulatum

Polygonum undulatum is a species of flowering plant in the family Polygonaceae, native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 as Atraphaxis undulata, and later transferred to Polygonum by Peter Jona ...

Protea eximia

Protea eximia, the broad-leaved sugarbush, is a shrub that may become a small tree, which occurs in mountain fynbos on mainly acidic sandy soils, the species was very well known under its old name of Protea latifolia. The flowers have awns that a ...

Salvia dentata

Salvia dentata is a perennial shrub with short twiggy branches native to western South Africa just north of Cape Town, growing between 2.000 to 5.000 ft elevation on dry hillsides, slopes, and streambeds. It was first described by William Aiton i ...

Salvia disermas

Salvia disermas is a herbaceous perennial shrub native to South Africa, found in streambeds, moist forest, grassland, and disturbed ground. It was originally specified as rugosa, but was changed to disermas. It grows throughout west Africa, with ...

Salvia muirii

Salvia muirii is an evergreen perennial shrub native to limited areas east of the Cape of Good Hope and Mossel Bay on the southern coast of South Africa. It grows in an area influenced by the climate of the Indian Ocean, on rolling hills between ...

Streptocarpus rexii

Streptocarpus rexii is a South African plant in the family Gesneriaceae, occurring widely from the southern Cape along the coastal hills, mountains, wooded ravines and valleys, and moist forests of the east coast, through Natal as far north as th ...

Tulista pumila

Tulista pumila is a species of Tulista succulent plant, from the Western Cape, South Africa. He was previously placed in the genus Haworthia as Haworthia pumila or Maxim.

Veltheimia

Veltheimia is a genus of perennial plants native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. It was named in honour of August Ferdinand von Veltheim, a German patron of botany. There are two common typ ...

Veltheimia capensis

Veltheimia capensis is one of two species of flowering plants belonging to the genus Veltheimia, of the family Asparagaceae. It is a tender bulbous perennial reaching a height of 46 cm, with flowers varying in color from white with red spots to p ...

Watsonia marginata

Watsonia marginata is a species of flowering plant in the family Iridaceae known by the common name fragrant bugle-lily. It is native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa, but it is well known as an ornamental plant grown in gardens for its show ...

Watsonia meriana

Watsonia meriana is a species of flowering plant in the family Iridaceae known by the common name bulbil bugle-lily. It is one of several Watsonia species known as wild watsonia. It is native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa, but it is well ...

Jasminum angulare

Jasminum angulare, the wild jasmine or angular jasmine, is a species of flowering plant in the family Oleaceae that is indigenous to South Africa. This scrambling evergreen shrub can grow in sun or partial shade. It has feathery leaves and masses ...

Rhoicissus

Rhoicissus is an Afrotropical plant genus in the grape family Vitaceae and subfamily Vitoideae. There are between nine and twenty-two accepted species. The leaves of species R. tomentosa and R. tridentata are eaten by caterpillars of the silver s ...

Senecio tamoides

Senecio tamoides or also known as Canary creeper is a climbing member of the genus Senecio of the family Asteraceae. In Australia, Senecio tamoides was wrong, and is generally considered angulatus Senecio.

Salvia radula

Salvia radula is a herbaceous perennial native to the northern provinces of South Africa, growing at elevations from 1.300 to 1.900 m. The plant grows to 0.3 to 0.75 m tall. Leaves are wooly and white underneath. It is closely related to Salvia d ...

Zantedeschia elliottiana

Zantedeschia elliottiana, golden arum or golden calla lily, is a herbaceous ornamental plant in the family Araceae. It grows from a bulb. It is said to occur in the province of Mpumalanga in South Africa, although other sources say that it is not ...

Ceratandra

Ceratandra is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains 6 known species, all endemic to South Africa. Ceratandra harveyana Lindl. Ceratandra atrata L. T.Durand & Schinz. Ceratandra bicolor Sond. ex Bolus. Cerata ...

Disa bracteata

Disa bracteata, also known as South African weed orchid is a species of orchid native to South Africa. This is one of the few Orchid species that become naturalized in Australia. It was first recorded in Western Australia in 1944, in South Austra ...

Disa uniflora

Disa uniflora, the red disa or pride of Table Mountain, is a South African species of orchid in the family Orchidaceae. It is the type species of the genus Disa, and one of its best-known members. It is occasionally referred to by its old name Di ...

Dracomonticola

Dracomonticola is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Dracomonticola virginea, native to Lesotho and South Africa.

Evotella

Evotella is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Evotella rubiginosa, endemic to South Africa.

Pachites

Pachites is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains two known species, both endemic to South Africa. One of these, Pachites appressus, is very rare. Pachites was named by John Lindley in 1835. The name comes fro ...