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A species list for the Potberg Mountains, comprising the range south of the Breede River at Malgas to Cape Infanta. Associated limestone and flats species are included.

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  
Leucadendron coriaceum Rosette Conebush  
Leucadendron cryptocephalum Concealed Conebush  
Leucadendron eucalyptifolium Tall Yellowbush, Grootgeelbos  
Leucadendron galpinii Hairless Conebush, Droevlaktetolbos  
Leucadendron laureolum Golden Sunshinebush, Louriertolbos  
Leucadendron linifolium Lineleaf Conebush, Duineknoppiesbos  
Leucadendron meridianum Limestone Conebush  
Leucadendron modestum Roughleaf Conebush, Skugtertolbos  
Leucadendron muirii Silverball Conebush, Kruiphout  
Leucadendron salignum Common Sunshine Conebush, Knoppiesgeelbos  
Leucadendron teretifolium Needleleaf Conebush, Waterbossie  
Leucadendron tinctum Spicey Conebush, Toffeeappel  
Leucadendron xanthoconus Sickleleaf Conebush, Blinkblaartolbos  
Leucospermum calligerum Arid Pincushion, Luisiebossie  
Leucospermum cuneiforme Wartstem Pincushion, Gewoneluisiesbos  
Leucospermum fulgens Potberg Pincushion Endemic
Leucospermum truncatum Limestone Pincushion  
Leucospermum utriculosum Breede River Pincushion  
Mimetes cucullatus Common Pagoda, Rooistompie  
Paranomus abrotanifolius Bredasdorp Sceptre  
Protea aurea potbergensis Potberg Sugarbush Endemic
Protea coronata Green Sugarbush, Groenhofiesuikerbos  
Protea cynaroides King Sugarbush, Koningsuikerbos  
Protea decurrens Linearleaf Sugarbush, Overbergsesuikerbos  
Protea denticulata Toothleaf Sugarbush Endemic
Protea lanceolata Lanceleaf Sugarbush, Smalblaarsuikerbos  
Protea neriifolia Narrowleaf Sugarbush, Blousuikerbos  
Protea obtusifolia Limestone Sugarbush, Kalkrandsuikerbos  
Protea repens Common Sugarbush, Suikerbos  
Protea speciosa Brownbeard Sugarbush, Bruinbaardsuikerbos  
Protea susannae Stinkleaf Sugarbush, Stinkblaarsuikerbos  
Serruria acrocarpa (name incorrect, to be replaced) Common Rootstock Spiderhead  
Serruria fasciflora Common Pin Spiderhead, Speldespinnekopbos  

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