For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa: please click on the following links:
Insects and related species: Antlions - Ants - Bees - Beetles - Bugs - Butterflies, Moths and Caterpillars - Centipedes and Millipedes - Cockroaches - Crickets - Dragonflies and Damselflies - Grasshoppers and Katydids - Mantis - Stick Insects - Ticks and Mites - Wasps - Woodlice
Plants, Trees, Flowers: (Note: Unless plants fall into a specific species such as Cacti, they have been classified by their flower colour to make them easier to find) Bonsai - Cacti, Succulents, Aloes, Euplorbia - Ferns and Cycads - Flowers - Fungi, Lichen and Moss - Grass - Trees
Animals, Birds, Reptiles etc.: Animals, Birds, Fish and Crabs - Frogs - Lizards - Scorpions - Snails and Slugs - Snakes - Spiders - Tortoise, Turtles and Terrapins - Whipscorpions
Other photography: Aeroplanes - Cars and Bikes - Travel - Sunrise - Water drops/falls - Sudwala and Sterkfontein Caves etc.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Phoa (Afroaster hispida)

Family Asteraceae
Found growing in grasslands. About 40cm in height.




Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Orchidaceae (Disa woodii)

Family Orchidaceae
A small plant of about 35-40cm in height.




Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Wandering Jew (Commelina benghalensis)

Family Commelinaceae
A well known creeper growing in many regions, from coastal to bush.


Friday, April 10, 2015

Steenbokmelkbos (Euphorbia tenax)

Family Euphorbiaceae
A small shrub of about 1.5m growing in the more arid regions.



Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Lowveld Fig (Ficus stuhlmannii)

Family Moraceae
A tree of up to 10m which wraps itself and grows around another.




Saturday, April 4, 2015

(Crassula capitella thyrsiflora)

Family Crassulaceae
A small plant of about 25cm. No information available on it.



Wednesday, April 1, 2015