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Cape Flats and West Coast

A species list for the sandy flats from Muizenberg to the Berg River, including Darling, Malmesbury, Hopefield and Saldanha. Also including the island Mountains of Riebeeck Kasteel, Paardeberg and Paarl Mountain.

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

Scientific Name Common Names Notes
Diastella proteoides Flats Silkypuff, Vlaktesterretjie  
Hakea drupacea (old suaveolens) Sweet Needlebush, Soetspeldebos  
Hakea sericea Silky Needlebush, Syerigespeldebos  
Leucadendron cinereum Scraggly Conebush, Vaalknopbos  
Leucadendron corymbosum Swartveld Conebush, Skraaltolbos  
Leucadendron lanigerum lanigerum Shale Conebush, Grofblaartolbos  
Leucadendron levisanus Cape Flats Conebush, Sandknoppiesbos  
Leucadendron linifolium Lineleaf Conebush, Duineknoppiesbos  
Leucadendron salignum Common Sunshine Conebush, Knoppiesgeelbos  
Leucadendron stellare Star Conebush  
Leucadendron thymifolium Malmesbury Conebush, Swartveldknoppiesbos Endemic
Leucadendron verticillatum Klapmuts Conebush Endemic
Leucospermum calligerum Arid Pincushion, Luisiebossie  
Leucospermum grandiflorum Greyleaf Fountain Pincushion, Luisiesboom  
Leucospermum hypophyllocarpodendron canaliculatum Grey Snakestem Pincushion, Gruisslangbossie  
Leucospermum hypophyllocarpodendron hypophyllocarpodendron Green Snakestem Pincushion, Groenslangbossie  
Leucospermum parile Malmesbury Pincushion, Malmesburyluisie  
Leucospermum rodolentum Sandveld Pincushion, Sandveldluisiesbos  
Leucospermum tomentosum Saldanha Pincushion, Saldanhaluisie Endemic
Protea acaulos Common Ground Sugarbush  
Protea burchellii Burhell's Sugarbush, Blinksuikerbos  
Protea laurifolia Greyleaf Sugarbush, Louriersuikerbos  
Protea nitida Wagon Tree, Waboom  
Protea odorata Swartland Sugarbush, Swartlandsuikerbos Endemic
Protea repens Common Sugarbush, Suikerbos  
Protea scolymocephala Thistle Sugarbush, Witskollie  
Serruria aemula Strawberry Spiderhead, Aarbeispinnekopbos  
Serruria brownii Bottlebrush Spiderhead, Fleskwasbos  
Serruria candicans Shiny Spiderhead  
Serruria cyanoides Wynberg Spiderhead  
Serruria decipiens Sandveld Spiderhead, Kinkelspinnekopbos  
Serruria fasciflora Common Pin Spiderhead, Speldespinnekopbos  
Serruria furcellata Kraaifontein Spiderhead  
Serruria incrassata Silverpaw Spiderhead Endemic
Serruria pinnata Ropestem Spiderhead Endemic
Serruria linearis Needeleaf Spiderhead Endemic
Serruria roxburghii Shortleaf Spiderhead  
Serruria trilopha Trident Spiderhead  

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