King protea, South Africa's national flower, is one of about 350 members of the protea family confined to the Cape Floral Region
The Candelabra lily, or Koningskandelaar, flowers during autumn, just before its leaves appear.
More or less 450 species of the genus Erica can be found in the Cape Floral Region. Erica discolor is a showy member pollinated by sunbirds.
The Breede River near Swellendam. Cape bitter aloe in foreground.
The edible dondievy, closely related to the sourfig, is a rapid growing, spreading succulent plant in the mesemb family.
Cape bitter aloe
Bot river Sugarbush
Flowering fynbos on Cape Point Peninsula
Cape Point fynbos with rainbow
Typical coastal fynbos on Cape Peninsula
Geophytes on Lion's Head, below Table Mountain in Cape Town.
Red broomprape or Cat's Nails, is a root parasite and is one of four species in the Cape Floral Region which lives off surrounding vegetation.
Rooikanol is one of five species restricted to the Cape Floral Region
Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town
Mossel Bay pincushion
Pincushion on slopes of Table Mountain, Cape Town
Koulterbos on the slopes of Lion's Head, above Camp's Bay
Pelargonium is the world's most popular pot plant
Maahaarstompie, or Tree Padoda, is a member of the protea family which is endemic to the Cape Peninsula
Clanwilliam cedar is one of the largest of the fynbos trees, growing up to 20 meters, Cederberg Wilderness
Waboom, Cederberg Wilderness
A colorful display of erica near Tafelberg - Cederberg Wilderness. Of the 658 Erica species confined to the Cape Floral Region, almost 97% are endemic.
Red disa is one of 227 orchids in the Cape Floral Region
Fynbos near Maltese Cross - Cederberg Wilderness. The gray leafed slangbos is drought tolerant and called slangbos because of its dense ramification, an ideal temporary hiding place for snakes.
Cape reeds near Maltese Cross - Cederberg Wilderness. Of the 318 species in the Cape reeds family, 294 are endemic to the Cape Floral Region
Riparian area in the Cederberg Wilderness
Aloe ferox, a hybrid between Cape bitter aloe and krantz aloe
windblown fynbos in the De Hoop Nature Reserve
Erica sp. and sand dune in De Hoop Nature Reserve
Sandgeelgesiggie, a member of the snapdragen family
Springtime display of Namaqualand daisies.