OLD NEWS 2005


PLANNED FEATURES: Better grammar - a dream? Better photos - still working. New plants from different families - please send!
More info on some of the plants - please tell!

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31/12 News in 2006
20/12 New page: Stemona collinsae
15/12 New page: Xerophyta hereroensis
27/11 The Caudiciforms of eastern South Africa slideshow has been up-dated.
24/11 The Caudiciforms of western South Africa slideshow has been up-dated.
23/11 New pages: Strumaria unguiculata, Tylecodon cacalioides, Tylecodon hallii, Tylecodon wallichii and Zantedeschia albomaculata.
22/11 New pages: Monsonia patersonii, Pelargonium crithmifolium, Pelargonium hystrix and Pelargonium mirabile.
21/11 New pages: COLCHICACEAE, Ornithoglossum viride, Othonna pachypoda, Othonna retrofracta, Pachypodium namaquanum, Pachypodium densiflorum and Pachypodium rosulatum.
20/11 New pages: Coilonox scabrocostatum, Ornithogalum decus-montium, Ornithogalum dubium, Ornithogalum multifolium, Ornithogalum secundum.
19/11 New pages: Lachenalia mutabilis, Lachenalia namaquensis, Monsonia crassicaulis, Monsonia salmoniflora, Monsonia vanderietiae and Moraea tortilis.
18/11 New pages: Euryops namaquensis, Ferraria uncinata, Gethyllis grandiflora, Gladiolus scullyi and Kedrostis capensis.
17/11 New pages: Cyphostemma cirrhosum, Dioscorea hemicrypta, POACEAE, Dregeochloa pumila, Encephalartos cupidus, Encephalartos horridus, Encephalartos lanatus, Encephalartos transvenosus, Euphorbia friedrichiae
16/11 New pages: Brunsvigia bosmaniae, Brunsvigia orientalis, Bulbine frutescens, Bulbine ophiophylla, Chortolirion angolense, Commiphora capensis, Commiphora gracilifrondosa, TECOPHILAEACEAE, Cyanella orchidiformis.
15/11 New pages: Adenium boehmianum, Adenium oleifolium, Adenium socotranum, Aloe pillansii, Anacampseros lanceolata and Boophane haemanthoides.
13/11 New pages: Hewittia malabarica, Ipomoea crassipes, Ipomoea obscura, Kleinia fulgens, Momordica balsamina, Obetia tenax, Trachyandra asperata and Tulbaghia simmleri.
11/11 New pages: Haemanthus coccineus and Eulophia species.
10/11 New pages: Euphorbia woodii and Freesia laxa.
9/11 New pages: Bulbine margarethae, Cissus rotundifolia, Commiphora africana, Crinum bulbispermum, Encephalartos ferox, Encephalartos natalensis and Encephalartos villosus.
19/10 New pages: Ornithogalum maximum, Anthericum frutescens, CYPERACEAE, Ascolepis capensis and Babiana patersoniae
5/10 New page: Gerhard Marx's and Alexander Viossat's Collections, Kirstenbosch and Karoo National Desert botanical gardens and Kern nursery in South Africa
1/10 New page: Caudiciforms in the Eastern part of South Africa - a slideshow and the Western part
28/9 New page: Meena Singh's collection in Delhi
27/9 New pages:SCROPHULARIACEAE, HYPOXIDACEAE, Hypoxis hemerocallidea and Hebenstretia comosa
11/8 200 more photos on the Slide-Show. Now 465 different plants.
31/7 The prior Light pages are now "HEAVY"
24/7 New pages: Peniocereus maculatus, Pseudobombax palmeri, Schotia afra and Talinum crispatulum.
23/7 New pages: Adansonia digitata, Beaucarnea gracilis and Monadenium globosum.
22/7 New pages: Cyphostemma lanigerum, Cyphostemma quinatum, Dorstenia barnimiana, Euphorbia unispina, Euphorbia venefica and Ledebouria revoluta.
18-21/7 New pages: Adenia ellenbeckii, Adenia globosa, Adenia stenodactyla, Adenium somalense, Brachystelma longifolium, Brachystelma meyerianum, Brachystelma ngomense, Brachystelma vahrmeijeri, Bursera arida, Bursera filicifolia, Bursera galeottiana, Cyphostemma bainesii and Cyphostemma elephantopus.
10/7 New pages:Firmiana colorata, Opuntia megliolii, Impatiens mirabilis, Scadoxus multiflorus, Peniocereus greggii, Adenia fruticosa, and Firmiana pallens
7/7 New pages: ORCHIDACEAE, Abronia latifolia,  Ibervillea hypoleuca, Pachypodium bispinosum, Stephania suberosa and Tinospora fragosa
6/7 New plants: Eulophia streptopetala, Merremia tuberosa, Resnova megaphylla, Nauclea orientalis, Adenia volkensii, Adenium arabicum and Fockea multiflora.
5/6 New plants: Antigonon leptopus, Aloe plicatilis, Dorstenia brasiliensis, Maihueniopsis clavarioides, Merremia peltata and Veltheimia bracteata
4/6 New plants: Phyllobolus pearsonii, Phyllobolus tenuiflorus,  Tithymalus bupleurifolius, Trichodiadema fergusoniae, Tylecodon leucothrix and Tylecodon singularis
3/6 New plants: Crinum moorei, Cynanchum lineare, Dioscorea basiclavicaulis, Peniocereus fosterianus, Peperomia dolabella and Phyllobolus herbertii.
2/6 New plant: Ruscus streptophyllus, Sinningia cooperi, Sinningia macropoda,Hedychium roxburghii
1/6 New plants: Brachychiton paradoxus var. bidwillii, Brachystelma caffrum, Ceropegia meyeri-johannis, Commiphora foliacea and Corallocarpus glomeruliflorus.
19/5 New page: Royal Horticultural Garden
12/5 New plants: Bergeranthus multiceps, Clivia miniata, Delosperma bosseranum, Pelargonium triste, Pseudoprospero firmifolium.  New family: LECYTHIDACEAE
10/5 New plant on Rikke's: Aristolochia gigantea, Conophytum bilobum, Espostoa nana, Mammillaria hernandezii, Mammillaria plumosa and Solanum pyracanthum.
2/5 New plant: Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata
28/3 New plant: Chamaecyparis obtusa
New Class; PINOPSIDA
New family: CUPRESSACEAE
12/3 New plant: Semele androgyna  
New family: RUSCACEAE
4/3 New plant: Cyclamen coum
3/3 New plants: Ceratosanthes palmataMentzelia rhizomata, Withania aristata and Zingiber officinale
New families:
SOLANACEAE and ZINGIBERACEAE
17/2 New plants: Abelmoschus sagittifolius, Brunsvigia radula, Lachenalia patula, Litanthus pusillus, Marlothistella stenophylla, Erythrophysopsis aesculina
2/2 New plants: Marlothistella uniondalensis, Myrsiphyllum asparagoides, Rhadamanthus montanus, Rhadamanthus  namibensis, Rhodocodon rotundus and Tenicroa multifolia.
29/1 New plants: Brunsvigia josephinae, Cyanotis speciosa, Dracaena draco, Urginea epigea, Urginea maritima and Whiteheadia bifolia.
New family: COMMELINACEAE
28/1 New plants: Dipcadi serotinum, Drimia haworthioides, Furcraea macdougalii, Hildegardia gillettii, Lachenalia rubida and Massonia depressa
20/1 New plant: Taxodium mucronatum  Might not be a caudiciform, but it is fat and BIG!
10/1 New pages: AB C DEF GHIJKL MNO P QRS TUVWXYZ
 and a New lay-out for the mainpage:  Main page 
9/1 New plant: Xanthorrhoea preissii
1/1 New plant: Xanthorrhoea johnsonii. New family: XANTHORRHOEACEAE
1/1 THE OLD NEWS 2004