Knysna Indigenous plants

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trees and plants indigenous to Knysna

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Trees
Shrubs
Grasses
Ground cover

Trees

Adult foliage

Widdringtonia cedarbergensis | PlantZAfrica

Leaves are opposite, compound trifoliate, with serrated margins.

Platylophus trifoliatus | PlantZAfrica

Podocarpus falcatus

Afrocarpus falcatus | PlantZAfrica

Photo Geoff NIchols

Ekebergia capensis | PlantZAfrica

Gonioma kamassi (Andrea Durrheim)

Gonioma kamassi | PlantZAfrica

Photo Geoff NIchols

Ekebergia capensis | PlantZAfrica

African Holly-Ilex mitis female fruiting

Ilex mitis | PlantZAfrica

Nuxia floribunda - The Forest elder is a decorative, evergreen specimen tree, indigenous to South Africa.  Sweetly scented, creamy-white flower clusters are borne from May to September, attracting a myriad of birds and insects.  Sprays of flowers are 25 – 30cm long and appear at the ends of branchlets forming a mass of attractive blooms from autumn to

Rhus chirindensis (Rhus is a synonym of Searsia)- Red Current

Rhus chirindensis (Rhus is a synonym of Searsia)- Red Current

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Image result for Tarchonanthus littoralis - camphor

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Image result for Rapanea melanophloeos - Boekenhout

Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus - Candlewood

Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus - Candlewood

Nuxia floribunda “forest elder” - Google Search

Nuxia floribunda “forest elder” - Google Search

Kiggelaria Africana Wild Peach

Halleria lucida

Halleria lucida

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Monkey plum (Diospyros dichrophylla) - Native to South Africa, the plant is a dioecious shrub or tree to 13m with large fruit, velvety, calyx strongly accrescent, usually reflexed

Monkey plum (Diospyros dichrophylla) - Native to South Africa, the plant is a dioecious shrub or tree to 13m with large fruit, velvety, calyx strongly accrescent, usually reflexed

Celtis africana – Witstinkhout / White Stinkwood | iScanTree

Celtis africana – Witstinkhout / White Stinkwood

Burchellia bubalina (Wild pomegranate)

Burchellia bubalina (Wild pomegranate)

Buddleja Salvilfolia Sagewood Saliehout/Wildesalie S A no 637

Buddleja salviifolia | South African sage wood/RHS Gardening

Find help & information on Buddleja salviifolia South African sage wood from the RHS

Buddleja saligna, False Olive

Buddleja saligna

Virgilia divaricata

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All about plants indigenous to southern Africa and related topics presented by the National Botanical Institute,SA.

Ekebergia Capensis          Cape Ash        Essenhout           10-20  m         (30)         S A no 293

Ekebergia capensis

Ekebergia Capensis Cape Ash Essenhout 10-20 m (30) S A no 293

Podocarpus falcatus (Outeniqua yellowwood, Small-leaved yellowwood)     leaves and fruit         Outeniekwageelhout    20-60 m     SA no 16

Afrocarpus falcatus (Outeniqua yellowwood, Small-leaved yellowwood)

Podocarpus falcatus (Outeniqua yellowwood, Small-leaved yellowwood) leaves and fruit Outeniekwageelhout 20-60 m SA no 16

Shrubs

Gazania rigens var. leucolaena

Gazania rigens var. leucolaena | PlantZAfrica

Fruits of R. tomentosa

Rhoicissus tomentosa | PlantZAfrica

Streptocarpus fanniniae © D.Styles

Streptocarpus fanniniae | PlantZAfrica

Flower,  buds  and leaves.  Photo Tony Rebelo

Nephrotheca ilicifolia | PlantZAfrica

Female cones of E. altensteinii

Encephalartos altensteinii | PlantZAfrica

In flower

Leucospermum glabrum | PlantZAfrica

In flower

Leucospermum glabrum | PlantZAfrica

Flowerhead

Clivia caulescens | PlantZAfrica

Watsonia pillansii

Watsonia pillansii | PlantZAfrica

Leucadendron loeriense female cones in flower

Leucadendron loeriense | PlantZAfrica

Protea mundii, flowerhead

Protea mundii | PlantZAfrica

Cyrtanthus obliquus flowers

Cyrtanthus obliquus | PlantZAfrica

Gasteria barbae growing in crevice

Gasteria barbae | PlantZAfrica

Streptocarpus rexii

Streptocarpus rexii | PlantZAfrica

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Image result for Maytenus procumbens

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Image result for Colpoon compressum

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Image result for Carissa bispinosa

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Image result for Zygophyllum morgsana

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Image result for Asparagus rubicundus

Rhus crenata - Duine kraaibessie

Searsia crenata

Rhus/Searsia Lucida in flower             Glossy Taaibos          Blinktaaibos         3-7 m      S A no 381,1            (Tony Rebelo)

Searsia lucida | PlantZAfrica

Rhus/Searsia Lucida in flower Glossy Taaibos Blinktaaibos 3-7 m S A no 381,1 (Tony Rebelo)

Leucospermum glabrum (Outeniqua pincushion)

Leucospermum glabrum (Outeniqua pincushion)

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Salvia africana lutea, Brown Salvia, Beach Salvia, Dune Salvia, Golden Salvia

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Psoralea pinnata by xerantheum, via Flickr

Psoralea pinnata

I drove past my old apartment today and saw this! I planted this 3 years ago and it finally bloomed. What a show it was! The flowers smell like grape flavored cool-aid.

Grasses

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Image result for Ehrharta ramosa

Ground cover

plectranthus ciliatus - Google Search

tree fern - Google Search

plectranthus ciliatus - Google Search

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Image result for Carpobrotus deliciosus

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Image result for Carpobrotus edulis

Gazania rigens var. leucolaena

Gazania rigens var. leucolaena | PlantZAfrica

Adult foliage

Widdringtonia cedarbergensis | PlantZAfrica

Leaves are opposite, compound trifoliate, with serrated margins.

Platylophus trifoliatus | PlantZAfrica

Fruits of R. tomentosa

Rhoicissus tomentosa | PlantZAfrica

Podocarpus falcatus

Afrocarpus falcatus | PlantZAfrica

Streptocarpus fanniniae © D.Styles

Streptocarpus fanniniae | PlantZAfrica

Flower,  buds  and leaves.  Photo Tony Rebelo

Nephrotheca ilicifolia | PlantZAfrica

Female cones of E. altensteinii

Encephalartos altensteinii | PlantZAfrica

Photo Geoff NIchols

Ekebergia capensis | PlantZAfrica

In flower

Leucospermum glabrum | PlantZAfrica

In flower

Leucospermum glabrum | PlantZAfrica

Flowerhead

Clivia caulescens | PlantZAfrica

Watsonia pillansii

Watsonia pillansii | PlantZAfrica

Leucadendron loeriense female cones in flower

Leucadendron loeriense | PlantZAfrica

Gonioma kamassi (Andrea Durrheim)

Gonioma kamassi | PlantZAfrica

Protea mundii, flowerhead

Protea mundii | PlantZAfrica