Knysna Indigenous plants

trees and plants indigenous to Knysna
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Gasteria barbae growing in crevice

Gasteria barbae is an exciting, new discovery confined to the coastal cliffs near Hakerville in the Knysna

Photo Geoff NIchols

Caoe Ash Tree Cape ash is a large evergreen tree that grows to about 15 m in…

Photo Geoff NIchols

Caoe Ash Tree Cape ash is a large evergreen tree that grows to about 15 m in…

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

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

Podocarpus falcatus

Podocarpus falcatus Outeniqua Yellowwood Outeniekwageelhout 20 - 60 meters SA no 16

In flower

Leucospermum Glabrum In flower Outenique Pincushion Outenikwaluisiesbos m S A no

In flower

Leucospermum Glabrum In flower Outenique Pincushion Outenikwaluisiesbos m S A no

Adult foliage

Adult foliage

Leaves are opposite, compound trifoliate, with serrated margins.

Leaves are opposite, compound trifoliate, with serrated margins.

Fruits of R. tomentosa

Rhoicissus Tomentosa Common Forest Grape/Wild Grape Gewonebosdruif m S A no

Streptocarpus fanniniae © D.Styles

Streptocarpus fanniniae © D.

Female cones of E. altensteinii

Female cones of E.

Flowerhead

Clivia caulescens is a strong grower with stems to flowers in midsummer, and will attract birds to the garden.

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