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Biodiversity Hotspots of the World

A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity that is threatened by human habitation. To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot a region must meet two strict criteria: it must contain at least 0.5% or 1,500 species of vascular...

Biological Diversity

The United Nations designated 2011–2020 as the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity and 2021–2030 as the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Thus during May 2020 our focus topic is biodiversity. Bio-diversity is a term used and heard throughout the...

Ten Fynbos Facts

Agapanthus makes a decent fire-break. A common enough flower in South African gardens, agapanthus can serve as a fire-break if you plant it close enough to the house. It is also drought resistant and its leaves help relieve swollen feet if you put them inside your...

Fynbos Amaryllis

Brunsvigia orientalis Brunsvigia orientalis referred to locally as the Konings-andelaar or Candelabra is a bulbous perennial 40-50cm in height. The flowerhead forms a huge sphere, up to 600 mm in diameter, with between 20 to 80 flowers. These are large, 6-tepalled,...

2020 Darling Wildflower Show

It is with regret that the committee of the Darling Wild Flower Society must inform the wildflower loving public that due to the Covid19 pandemic no annual wildflower show will take place in Darling in 2020. Please be responsible when visiting local wildflower...