• Lantana camara

    Posted on Invasive Status in South Africa: NEMBA  Cat. 1b Origin: Central and South America A much-branched scabrid, upright arching or scrambling shrub.  This plant  reproduces by seeds, which are readily dispersed by birds and other animals (e.g. rodents) that eat the... Read more »
  • Vepris lanceolata

    Posted on SA Tree No. 261 This is a small to medium size tree. The bark is grey to pale brown with white and orange patches. The glossy green leaves have three spreading leaflets with wavy margins.  The crushed leaves typically have... Read more »
  • Olea capensis subsp. macrocarpa

    Posted on A medium to very  large tree with leaves which are stiffly leathery. Leaf blade is flat, but the margins are wavy. The oblong fruit is large turning from green to red to dark blue – much sort after by birds.... Read more »
  • Elaeodendron croceum

    Posted on Evergreen medium size tree with grey-to dark brown bark. Leaves are leathery and serrated, dark green above and paler green with dark veins on the underside. It is a member of the Spike thorn family with pale yellow fruit that... Read more »
  • Cassine peragua subsp. peragua

    Posted on Can easily be identified by its’ flaky bark which is grey with orange patches. The leaves are almost circular. The fruit is green at first turning to orange and then black. Good for fire wood.   Read more »
  • Juncus capensis

    Posted on Tufted perennial, leaves filiform to linear; flowers in cymes, pale with dark keels. (cyme: an inflorescence in which each successive branch ends in a flower; the next flower arising in the axil of a bract). Found in damp flats and... Read more »
  • Zephyranthes grandiflora

    Posted on Not listed in NEMBA legislation, garden escapee Small bulbous plant from Central America growing on the verge of Links Drive 25 m west of Horne Drive intersection. Most of the time cannot be seen but appears first with leaves followed... Read more »
  • Crassula dejecta

    Posted on Neat, densely branched, upright perennial shrublet with leaves that are slightly fleshy, often tinged red, with a row of rounded, bead-like hairs on the margins that give the leaves a silvery edge but which one needs a magnifying lens to... Read more »
  • Cussonia spicata

    Posted on An unusual and distinctive tree with thick corky grey trunk. The juicy roots are a source of water in times of drought. The mature wood was used for wagon brake blocks. Read more »
  • Osteospermum caulescens

    Posted on Osteospermum used to belong to the genus Dimophotheca, but only the annual species remain in that genus; the perennials belong to Osteospermum. This evergreen perennial has sprawling stems that root along their length and form mats. Leathery and minutely toothed leaves can... Read more »