• Cestrum laevitigata

    Posted on Invasive Status in South Africa: NEMBA Cat 1b Origin: South America Large evergreen shrub / tree the young leafy shoots and green berries of which are toxic. This poisonous plant has lance-shaped leaves and greenish-yellow, tube-shaped flowers, which appear from... Read more »
  • Solanum nigrum

    Posted on Not listed in NEMBA legislation, however it is  troublesome  weed and can  smother and out compete other natural vegetation. Native to Eurasia and introduced in the Americas, Australasia, and South Africa. It is also known as black nightshade. Parts of... Read more »
  • Commelina benghalensis

    Posted on Not listed in NEMBA legislation, however it is a troublesome weed,  can  smother and out compete other natural vegetation. Currently being dealt with west of the Tennis courts. Commelina benghalesis is a common, widespread weed found throughout southern Africa, tropical Africa... Read more »
  • 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 »
  • Anredera cordifolia

    Posted on Invasive Status in South Africa: NEMBA Cat. 1b Origin: South America Madeira vine is a long-lived  twining or climbing plant,  the stems are hairless and grow in a twining fashion. Younger stems are green or reddish in colour and round... 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 »
  • Diospyros whyteana

    Posted on Shiny leaves which sometimes appear hairless. The edible fruit has a bittersweet taste and is popular with fruit eating birds. They are green at first becoming reddish- brown and papery as they dry. It is understood that the roasted seeds... Read more »
  • Chionanthus foveolatus

    Posted on Evergreen small tree, bark grey and slightly scaly with spots when young. Leathery leaves, usually there are domatia present in the axils of the main lateral veins. Small creamy white fragrant flowers occur in short sprays in axils of leaves.... 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 »
  • Albuca cooperi

    Posted on This bulbous perennial bears two or three, sometimes four narrow, channelled leaves which grow annually. Their margins are rolled in and clasping the stem at the base where they are warty. It has strikingly beautiful yellow fragrant nodding flowers with... Read more »