Die Vlam-van-die-vlakte (Bauhinia galpinii) is ’n struik wat ook as ’n klein boompie voorkom. Dit kom ook voor as ’n klimplant. Die plant is so gewild as ’n tuinplant dat die natuurlike verspreiding daarvan onduidelik is. Common names: Pride of De Kaap; Vlam-van-die-Vlakte.
Family : Fabaceae

As the name suggests, anyone could be forgiven for thinking that this plant comes from the Cape. In actual fact it is named after the De Kaap valley, south of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga in the northeastern region of South Africa. It is much more widespread, however, and can be found right across the moister bushveld areas of the country. More info
Pic taken at Donkerhoek, near Pretoria.
Photography: Flowers
CanonPowerShot SX40 HS

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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 1 year ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Elizabeth! I tried one of these in my previous garden, to no avail, too much frost!

  • Thanks Maree it looked so lovely in the veld! Thanks for the fav!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago


    Pragtige foto Liz!

  • Baie dankie Magriet!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 1 year ago

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