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The king protea (Protea cynaroides) is a flowering plant. It is a distinctive member of Protea, having the largest flower head in the genus. The species is also known as giant protea, honeypot or king sugar bush. It is widely distributed in the southwestern and southern parts of South Africa in the fynbos region.

The king protea (Protea cynaroides) is a flowering plant. It is a distinctive member of Protea, having the largest flower head in the genus. The species is also known as giant protea, honeypot or king sugar bush. It is widely distributed in the southwestern and southern parts of South Africa in the fynbos region.

South African rand (currency) feauturing the "Big 5" (animals)

Some interesting currency designs

The Swiss Franc South African rand http://www.colourlovers.com/blog/2010/05/19/the-worlds-most-colorful-currencies-part-2

I actually learned this after hearing enough pre-game national anthems. Incredible lyrics that people should live by.

I actually learned this after hearing enough pre-game national anthems. Incredible lyrics that people should live by.

You may not be aware of this, but not everyone in the world speaks South African. And in honour of South African lingo, we've put together a list of slang words.

Language only South Africans will understand | FinGlobal

You may not be aware of this, but not everyone in the world speaks South African. And in honour of South African lingo, we've put together a list of slang words.

South Africa's National Bird: Blue Crane -- sadly endangered

South Africa Photo Tour

South Africa is a mega-diversity country. In the southwest, it contains habitats found nowhere else in the world, holding a host of endemic species. Among these are sensational birds such as the Af…

National Symbols RSA Republic of South Africa Stamps 2014 South African Post Coat of Arms Flag Anthem Springbuck/springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) Galjoen (Coracinus capensis) Real yellowwood (Podocarpus latifolius) King protea (Protea cynaroides) Blue crane (Anthropoides paradisia) South African Symbols

South Africa 2014South African Symbols

ISSUE DATE: 22 February 2012 NOMINAL VALUE: Standard Postage CIRCULATION: 50 000 sheets of 8 stamps STAMP DESIGN: Lize-Mari Dreyer PAPER: Avery Dennison gloss back, 210gsm GUM: WLK5 adhesive STAMPS PER SHEET: 8 COLOUR: CMYK PRINTING PROCESS: Offset Lithography PRINTER: Southern Colour Security Print, New Zealand COLLECTORZPEDIA.com The beauty and diversity of South Africa’s landscapes, fauna and flora, cultures, people and heritage is proudly reflected in our national symbols. These symbols…

Galjoen only occur in Southern African waters and this is South Africa's National fish.

Galjoen

Profile of Galjoen including Bait tips, Fishing Strategy, Recommended Tackle, Eating Quality and more.