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Riversdale Flats


A species list for the Riversdale Flats, comprising the lowlands south of the Langeberg from Swellendam and Bredasdorp to Mossel Bay, and Aasvoelkop near Albertinia, but excluding Potberg (cf). Other places included include Arniston, Witsand, Still Bay.

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 eucalyptifolium Tall Yellowbush, Grootgeelbos  
Leucadendron galpinii Hairless Conebush, Droevlaktetolbos  
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  
     
Leucospermum calligerum Arid Pincushion, Luisiebossie  
Leucospermum cuneiforme Wartstem Pincushion, Gewoneluisiesbos  
Leucospermum heterophyllum Trident Pincushion  
Leucospermum muirii Albertinia Pincushion, Bloukoolhout Endemic
Leucospermum praecox MosselBay Pincushion, Rooivlamspeldekussing  
Leucospermum truncatum Limestone Pincushion  
Mimetes cucullatus Common Pagoda, Rooistompie  
     
Paranomus abrotanifolius Bredasdorp Sceptre  
     
Protea acaulos Common Ground Sugarbush  
Protea coronata Green Sugarbush, Groenhofiesuikerbos  
Protea decurrens Linearleaf Sugarbush, Overbergsesuikerbos  
Protea lanceolata Lanceleaf Sugarbush, Smalblaarsuikerbos  
Protea neriifolia Narrowleaf Sugarbush, Blousuikerbos  
Protea nitida Wagon Tree, Waboom  
Protea obtusifolia Limestone Sugarbush, Kalkrandsuikerbos  
Protea repens Common Sugarbush, Suikerbos  
Protea susannae Stinkleaf Sugarbush, Stinkblaarsuikerbos  

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