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Agulhas Plain


A species list for the Agulhas region, from Stanford to Napier to Bredasdorp, including Elim and the Soetanysberg.

Comments welcome! Please remember to atlas any unlisted species, AND include a herbarium specimen for verification.

Scientific Name Common Names Notes
Aulax umbellata Broadleaf Featherbush, Veerkanariebos  
     
Hakea drupacea (old suaveolens) Sweet Needlebush, Soetspeldebos  
Hakea gibbosa Rock Needlebush, Harigespeldebos  
Hakea sericea Silky Needlebush, Syerigespeldebos  
     
Leucadendron coniferum Dune Conebush, Duinegeelbos  
Leucadendron elimense elimense Elim Conebush Endemic
Leucadendron gandogeri Broadleaf Conebush, Berggeelbos  
Leucadendron laureolum Golden Sunshinebush, Louriertolbos  
Leucadendron laxum Bredasdorp Conebush  
Leucadendron linifolium Lineleaf Conebush, Duineknoppiesbos  
Leucadendron meridianum Limestone Conebush  
Leucadendron modestum Roughleaf Conebush, Skugtertolbos  
Leucadendron muirii Silverball Conebush, Kruiphout  
Leucadendron platyspermum Plateseed Conebush, Knobkerrie  
Leucadendron rubrum Spinningtop Conebush, Tolletjiesbos  
Leucadendron salicifolium Common Stream Conebush, Riviertolbos  
Leucadendron salignum Common Sunshine Conebush, Knoppiesgeelbos  
Leucadendron stelligerum Agulhas Conebush Endemic
Leucadendron spissifolium spissifolium Common Spearleaf Conebush, Vleigeelbos  
Leucadendron teretifolium Needleleaf Conebush, Waterbossie  
Leucadendron tinctum Spicey Conebush, Toffeeappel  
Leucadendron xanthoconus Sickleleaf Conebush, Blinkblaartolbos  
     
Leucospermum cordifolium The Pincushion, Bobbejaanklou  
Leucospermum gracile Hermanus Pincushion  
Leucospermum heterophyllum Trident Pincushion  
Leucospermum hypophyllocarpodendron hypophyllocarpodendron Green Snakestem Pincushion, Groenslangbossie  
Leucospermum patersonii Silveredge Pincushion, Basterkreupelhout  
Leucospermum pedunculatum White Trailing Pincushion  
Leucospermum prostratum Yellow Trailing Pincushion, Geelrankspeldekussing  
Leucospermum truncatum Limestone Pincushion  
Leucospermum truncatulum Ovalleaf Pincushion, Patrysbos  
     
Mimetes cucullatus Common Pagoda, Rooistompie  
Mimetes saxatilis Limestone Pagoda, Bredasdorpstompie  
     
Paranomus abrotanifolius Bredasdorp Sceptre  
Paranomus sceptrum-gustavianus King Gustav's Sceptre, Septerpluimbos  
     
Protea acaulos Common Ground Sugarbush  
Protea aspera Roughleaf Sugarbush  
Protea cordata Heartleaf Sugarbush, Hartblaarsuikerbos  
Protea compacta Bot River Sugarbush, Suikerkan  
Protea cynaroides King Sugarbush, Koningsuikerbos  
Protea longifolia Longleaf Sugarbush, Langblaarsuikerbos  
Protea longifolia minor Elim Dwarf Longleaf Sugarbush Endemic
Protea obtusifolia Limestone Sugarbush, Kalkrandsuikerbos  
Protea pudens Bashful Sugarbush, Elimaardroos Endemic
Protea repens Common Sugarbush, Suikerbos  
Protea speciosa Brownbeard Sugarbush, Bruinbaardsuikerbos  
Protea subulifolia Awlleaf Sugarbush, Naaldblaarsuikerbos  
Protea susannae Stinkleaf Sugarbush, Stinkblaarsuikerbos  
     
Serruria adscendens Kleinmond Spiderhead  
Serruria bolusii Agulhas Spiderhead  
Serruria elongata Longstalk Spiderhead  
Serruria fasciflora Common Pin Spiderhead, Speldespinnekopbos  
Serruria nervosa Fluted Spiderhead  
     
Spatalla curvifolia Whitestalk Unispoon  
Spatalla ericoides Ericaleaf Unispoon Endemic
Spatalla squamata Redshell Unispoon  

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