• 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 »
  • Lamplanthus spectabilis

    Posted on This hardy, evergreen, fast-growing, drought-resistant, succulent plant forms a dense, trailing carpet of finger-like, succulent, grey-green. The paired leaves are free or slightly fused at their bases. The name is derived from the Greek words lampros (bright) and anthos (flower), referring to... 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 »
  • Watsonia knysnana

    Posted on This robust, cormous geophyte has sword-shaped leaves arranged in a tight fan, they are leathery and fibrous.  The leaves grow up to 60cm, with flower spikes no more than a meter. It flowers well in disturbed sites from Swellendam to... 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 »
  • Gastric bicolor var. bicolor

    Posted on Stemless succulent with spotted leaves which are arranged alternately in two opposite vertical rows. The flowers are nodding in a branched raceme swollen at the base. and have the stomach shape characteristic of the genus. Found naturally in thicket in... 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 »
  • Watsonia wilmaniae

    Posted on This cormous geophyte has sword-shaped leaves, it is a rather untidy plant. The flowers appear on tall spikes where each spike carries between 12 to 20 flowers. The large clumps tend to occur in wet and especially marshy ground. Read more »
  • Ursinia nana

    Posted on This small annual herb is attractive and has fast spreading habits. The wiry stems bear a single radiate (Daisy-like) flower head which is carried on a short peduncle (stalk) on the end of a leafless stem. The fruit is arranged... Read more »