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Braunsia (Lampranthus) maximiliani

These little beauties have creeping branches to 17 cm long, rooting at the nodes and with velvety leaves. The flowers are about 2.2 cm in diam and appear from July through October. The plants grow in shallow pans on rock pavements from … Continue reading

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Lampranthus haworthii (2)

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Lampranthus haworthii (1)

With its large shiny flowers, it is small wonder that this species is often seen in South African gardens. The plants form robust dense woody shrubs up to 60-70 cm and sometimes even taller. They have light grey-green, more or … Continue reading

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Hammeria meleagris

Photos taken 13 August 2008 just northwest of Matjiesfontein. Over time the species has had several names in both Lampranthus and Ruschia. There is only one other species of Hammeria (H. gracilis) and the genus occurs in a small area … Continue reading

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