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Wildlife Conservation is a critical role that Gondwana Private Game Reserve plays, Protecting the Fynbos indigenous to the Garden Route in South Africa Traveling Alone Quotes, Travel Alone, Travel Humor, Funny Travel, Travel Quotes, Rare Orchids, Private Games, Game Reserve, Biomes

Luxury Safari Accommodation amongst the Garden Route's Fynbos

2019 Highlight | The largest known population of a rare orchid, Satyrium Muticum , thought to be extinct, was discovered on Gondwana this year. See link in bio 📸@raqueldecastromaia

Vanilla Lady | Struthiola Fasciata. Plants in this group are known as 'The Young Lady That Goes By Night', because of the lovely vanilla scent they emit by dusk to attract their moth pollinators.📸@Raqueldecastromaia #gondwanagram #gondwanagr #gondwanagamereserve #meetsouthafrica Dusk, Moth, South Africa, Vanilla, Group, Night, Lady, Plants, Plant

Vanilla Lady | Struthiola Fasciata. Plants in this group are known as 'The Young Lady That Goes By Night', because of the lovely vanilla scent they emit by dusk to attract their moth pollinators.📸@Raqueldecastromaia #gondwanagram #gondwanagr #gondwanagamereserve #meetsouthafrica

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Luxury Safari Accommodation amongst the Garden Route's Fynbos

Fynbos | Also known as the 'Cape Cowslip' or 'Viooltjie' the lachenalia judithiae are endemic to the Western Cape. Around Mossel Bay, they are threatened by coastal development but subpopulations around Gondwana Game Reserve are healthy.📸 @Raqueldecastromaia

In Bloom | Gladiolus floribundus, A beautiful Gladiolus with large showy flowers. Growing all over the reserve in spring – it cannot be missed!📸@raqueldecastromaia Gladiolus, Bloom, Rose, Spring, Flowers, Plants, Beautiful, Pink, Plant

In Bloom | Gladiolus floribundus, A beautiful Gladiolus with large showy flowers. Growing all over the reserve in spring – it cannot be missed!📸@raqueldecastromaia

Pretty Protea | Protea nerifolia, also known as the Oleander leafed protea is now in full bloom on the reserve. It's magnificent large flower heads are filled with sweet nectar that attracts all sorts of pollinators including our endemic Cape Sugar Birds and Orange-Breasted Sunbirds. 📸@Raquel de Castro Maia Large Flowers, South Africa, Cape, Bloom, Birds, Sugar, Orange, Sweet, Pretty

Pretty Protea | Protea nerifolia, also known as the Oleander leafed protea is now in full bloom on the reserve. It's magnificent large flower heads are filled with sweet nectar that attracts all sorts of pollinators including our endemic Cape Sugar Birds and Orange-Breasted Sunbirds. 📸@Raquel de Castro Maia

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World Environment Day | Fynbos is the dominant vegetation type within the small botanical region known as the Cape Floristic Kingdom. Only five other floral kingdoms are recognised, and these kingdoms cover huge areas such as the whole of Australia and the majority of the Northern Hemisphere. Gondwana through the Gondwana Conservation Foundation is dedicated to promoting and protecting this unique and diverse vegetation. 📸 @Raqueldecastromaia

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Safari Lodge Accommodation | Gondwana Private Game Reserve - Fynbos Conservation Experience

With the richest floral kingdom in the world and the recent discovery of the largest known population of a rare orchid thought to be extinct, Gondwana Game Reserve is a bucket list destination not just for a Big 5 safari, but also for anyone with an interest in botany and biodiversity. Gondwana has launched a Fynbos Conservation …

Pelargonuim carneum has lovely distinctly large flowers. Leaves are dry at flowering. Flowers from November to March. The top two petals are significantly larger than the bottom 3 petals. Cream Flowers, Game Reserve, Large Flowers, Red Wine, Safari, November, Leaves, Plants, Beautiful

Safari Lodge Accommodation | Gondwana Private Game Reserve - Pelargonuim carneum

Pelargonuim carneum has lovely distinctly large flowers. Leaves are dry at flowering. Flowers from November to March. The top two petals are significantly larger than the bottom 3 petals.

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Safari Lodge Accommodation | Gondwana Private Game Reserve - Drimia exuviata

Drimia exuviata also known as Gifbol. Plants can reach up to 1m long. The flowers are pleasantly scented and white or sometimes pinkish with a dark brown-green line. They enjoy growing on loamy soils. Some Drimia species have been used for medicinal proposes and some are highly toxic to domestic stock.

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Safari Lodge Accommodation | Gondwana Private Game Reserve - Leucospermum cordifoluim

Leucospermum cordifoluim is in full flower on the reserve during Summer. Leucospermum cordifolium is reliant on fire to germinate its seed and in turn produce new plants. Leucospermum cordifolium has a fascinating ecology. The flowers produce sweet nectar that attracts insects and birds. Sugar birds and sun birds feed on the nectar and the insects that …

Brunia noduliflora is a beautiful, summer flowering fynbos shrub. The large creamy white flowers heads are bright and prominent in the Gondwana landscape where they occur. These delightful shrubs attract bees and insects and are teaming with life. Summer Flowers, White Flowers, Creamy White, Shrubs, Photo Credit, Bees, Safari, Insects, Bright

Safari Lodge Accommodation | Gondwana Private Game Reserve - Brunia noduliflora

Brunia noduliflora is a beautiful, summer flowering fynbos shrub. The large creamy white flowers heads are bright and prominent in the Gondwana landscape where they occur. These delightful shrubs attract bees and insects and are teaming with life.