Plants of the Village Conservancy

 

Gladiolus crassifolius
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Vernonia natalensis
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Ledebouria revoluta
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Calpurnia sericea
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Helichrysum herbaceum
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Kniphofia triangularis subsp. triangularis
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to the 3rd “ Plant of Interest” article for 2016!! This week
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Gomphorcarpus fruticosus
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to the very first “Plant of Interest” article for 2016!! This week
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Barleria monticola
    Barleria monticola (Berg Barleria in English) is a perennial which may obtain a height of 300-400mm and tends
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Moraea huttonii
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Berkheya cerciifolia
Greetings to all our enthusiastic and botanically minded villagers! This week’s PoI focuses on a herb from the Asteraceae (Daizy)
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Tephrosia diffusa
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Indigofera dimidiata
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Helichrysum adenocarpum
This week we’ll be looking at another member of the rather large Asteraceae (Daizy) family. Helichrysum adenocarpum subsp. adenocarpum (Pink
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Gazania krebsiana
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’ll be
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Erica cerinthoides
            Erica cerinthoides L. var. cerinthoides (Red Hairy/Fire Heath in English, Rooihaartjie in Afrikaans and
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Hypoxis costata
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’ll be
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Pycnoporus sanguineus
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. This week we’ll be looking at something a little different, a unique species
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Silene undulata
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Alectra sessiliflora
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts.  This week we’ll be focusing on a member of the…take a deep breath
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Cirsium vulgare
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts.  After some time out due to the recent MTB Cycle Series race through
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Trifolium burchellianum
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing on
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Kniphofia thodei Baker
    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. This week we’re focusing on a member of the Asphodelaceae (Red-hot
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Crinum bulbispermum
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts.  This week we’re focusing on a member of the Amaryllidceae (Bulbous lily) family.
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Disa porrecta
    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re
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Agapanthus campanulatus
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing on
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Ajuga ophrydis
    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re
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Boophone disticha
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts.  This week we’re focusing on a member of the Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) family. Boophone
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Myosotis semiamplexicaulis (Forget-me-not)
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing
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Cotyledon orbiculata
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing
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Pachycarpus macrochilus
  Pachycarpus macrochilus (Large-lipped Pachycarpus in English & leshokhoa in Sesotho) is a perennial geophytic herb whose stems grow to
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Asclepias stellifera
. Asclepias stellifera (Common Meadow-star in English & khola-ntja in Sesotho)  is member of the Apocynaceae (Milkweed) family and a perennial geophytic herb
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Sebaea leiostyla
This is the first Plant of Interest picture  taken using the new Powershot SX520. Sebaea leiostyla is an annual herb whose
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Hibiscus aethiopicus (Common Dwarf Wild Hibiscus)
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Bi-weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at
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Lessertia thodei
    This week we’re focusing on a member of the Leguminosae (Pea) family. Lessertia  thodei is a perennial herb whose
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Geranium pulchrum
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. This week we’re focusing on a member of the Geraniaceae (Geranium) family. Geranium
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Diascia integerrima
  This week we’re focusing on another member of the aptly named Scrophulariaceae(Snapdragon) family. Diascia integerrima (Swinspur in English, Pensies
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Alecta pumila
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Printzia laxa
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Monthly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing
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Delosperma lavisiae
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Schizoglossum atropurpureum subsp. atropurpureum
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-monthly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at
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Disa versicolor
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-monthly Plant of Interest”. This time we’ve decided to
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Zalusianskya microsiphon (Short-tubed Drumsticks)
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-monthly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing on
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Protea roupelliae
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Eriospermum ornithogaloides
Weekly Plant of Interest Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’re
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Delosperma sutherlandii
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we’re focusing on
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Leonotis leonurus
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at
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Bidens formosa
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. Well it’s that time
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Oxalis smithiana
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at an
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Scabiosa columbaria
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Disa chrysostachya
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Gladiolus dalenii
    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking
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Ranunculus multifidis
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Habenaria falcicornis
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Crocosmia paniculata
    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “bi-Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking
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Habanaria falcicornis
                                  We’ll be looking
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Aloe maculata (Common soap aloe, Bontalwyne)
    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. This week we
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Eucomis autumnalis (Autumn pineapple, herfspynappelblom)
  Eucomis autumnalis : Autumn pineapple Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”.
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Euphorbia clavaroides (Lions spoor, Melkpol, Fingerpol)
Euphroba clavaroides  (Lions spoor, Melkpol or Fingerpol) Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to the first of many “Weekly
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Zantedeschia albomaculata
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Kniphofia ritualis
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Rosa rubiginosa
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Papaver aculeatum
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Coprinellus disseminatus
  Damien Coulsen   Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. Interestingly
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Dianthus basuticus subsp. basuticus
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest” where we’ll be looking at
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Searsia divaricata – Fire thorn Karee, Common Currant-rhus
    Searsia divaricata (known as the Rusty-leaved Currant or Mountain Kuni-bush in English, Berg-koeniebos in Afrikaans or kolitsana in Sisotho),
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Geranium robustum
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Helichrysum callicomum
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Gnidia capitata (Gifbos)
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at another
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Dichoma anomala (Fever bush, Aambeibos)
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Albuca pachychlamys (Soldier-in-the-box)
Greetings to all our  Clarens Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”  found in the Clarens
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Merwilla plumbea – Blue Scilla
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Gymnosporia buxifolia (Pioneer spikethorn)
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest” (based on plants found in
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Moraea stricta
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Cussonia paniculata
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at woody
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Rhamnus prinoides
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Chrysanthemoides monolifera
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Felicia filifolia
Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”. We’ll be looking at a
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Buddleja salviifolia (Quilted Sagewood, Saliehout)
    Buddleja salviifolia, Quilted Sagewood, Saliehoud Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of
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Erica alopecurus (Foxtail Erica)
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest” where we will be
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Leucosidea sericea
11th July 2013: Leucosidea sericea   Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest”
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Gnidia anthyloides (Brandbossie)
  Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. The rangers recently photographed a plant species that many of you will
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Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric, Vlieegifswam)
Amanita muscaria    Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Although the days are still growing colder, the rangers have
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Selago galpinii (Tsitoanenyana)
Greetings again to all our Village plant enthusiasts. This week we introduce Selago galpinii, the Sesotho common name (this species has no
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Euphorbia clavaroides
  Euphrobia clavaroides  (Lions spoor, Melkpol or Fingerpol) Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to the first of many
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Searsia erosa: Broom Curry, Besem Keree-rhus
      Greetings to all our Village plant enthusiasts. Welcome to this weeks’ “Weekly Plant of Interest” where we
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