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Plant List - Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy
Scientific Name Common Name
Ferns
Pteridium aquilinum Bracken
Grasses
Aristida junciformis Gongoni Three-awn
Digitaria argyograpta Silver Finger Grass
Digitaria eriantha Common Finger Grass
Digitaria sanguinaus Crab Finger Grass
Eragrostis curvula Weeping Love Grass
Eulalia villosa Golden Velvet Grass
Melinis repens Natal Red Top
Miscanthus capensis Daba Grass
Panicum natalense Natal Panicum
Paspalum dilatatum Dallis Grass
Pennisetum clandestinum Kikuyu Grass
Setaria megaphylla Broad-leaved Bristle Grass
Setaria sphacelata Common Bristle Grass
Sorghum Bicolor Common Wild Sorghum
Sporobolus Africana Ratstail Dropseed
Stiburus alopecurodies Stiburus
Themeda triandra Red Grass
Trachypogon spicatus Giant Spear Grass
Tragus berteronianus Carrot-seed Grass
Tristachya leucothrix Hairy Trident Grass
Trees
Acacia ataxacantha Flame Thorn
Acacia caffra Common Hook Thorn
Acacia Karroo Sweet Thorn
Acacia robusta Broad Pod Robust Thorn
Acacia sieberiana Paperbark Thorn
Acokanthera oppositifolia Bushmans Poison Bush
Albizia adianthifolia Flatcrown
Aloe arborescens Krantz Aloe
Aloe barberea Tree Aloe
Aloe Ferox Bitter Aloe
Allophylus natalensis Dune False-currant
Antidesma venosum Tassel Berry
Apodyties dimidiata White Pear
Bauhinia natalensis Dainty Bauhinia
Bersama Lucens Glossy White ash
Brachylaena discolour Coast Silver Oak
Bridelia micrantha Mitzeeri
Burchellia bubalina Wild Pomegranate
Catha edulis Bushman's Tea
Carissa macrocarpa Big Num Num
Celtis africana White Stinkwood
Combretum kraussii Forest Bushwillow
Combretum molle Velvet Bushwillow
Cordia caffra Septee Tree
Crotalaria capensis Cape Rattle Pod
Croton sylvaticus Forest Croton
Cussonia spicata Cabbage Tree
Cussonia nicholsonii South Coast Cabbage Tree
Dalbergia obovata Climbing Flat-bean
Dichrostachys cinerea Sickle-bush
Diospyros lycioides Bluebushes
Dodonaea angustifolia Narrow-leaf Sand Olive
Dombeya Rotundifolia Common Wild Pear
Dombeya Tiliacea Forest Dombeya
Dovyalis rhamnoides Sour-berry Kei Apple
Dracaena aletriformis Large-leaf Dragon Tree
Drypetes natalensis Stem-friut Iron Plum
Ekebergia capensis Cape Ash
Erythrina caffra Coast Coral tree
Erythrina humeana Dwarf Coral tree
Erythrina lysistemon Common Coral tree
Euclea natalensis Hairy Guarri
Eugenia natalitia Forest Myrtle
Ficus burkei Common Wild Fig
Ficus lutea Giant-leaf Fig
Ficus natalensis Natal Fig
Ficus polita Heart-leaf Fig
Ficus sur Cape Fig
Grewia occidentalis Cross-berry
Halleria lucida Tree Fuchsia
Harpephyllum caffrum Wild Plum
Heteropyxis natalensis Lavender tree
Hippobromus pauciflorus False Horsewood
Macaranga capensis River Macaranga
Maesa lanceolata False Assegai
Maytenus cordata Water silky-bark
Maytenus peduncularis Cape Blackwood
Maytenus undata Koko-tree
Millettia grandis Umzimbeet
Nuxia floribunda Forest Nuxia
Ochna natalitia Natal Plane
Protorhus longifolia Red-beech
Psychotria capensis Black bird-berry
Rauvolfia caffra Quinine-tree
(Searsia) Rhus chirindensis Red Currant
(Searsia) Rhus Lucida Glossy Currant
(Searsia)Rhus natalensis Northern Dune Currant
(Sclerocroton) Sapium integerrimum Duiker Berry
Schotia brachypetala Weeping Boer-bean
Sclerocarya Birrea Marula
Scutia myrtina Cat Thorn
Sideroxylon inerme White Milkwood
Strelitzia nicolai Natal Wild Banana
Strychnos Madagascariensis Black Monkey Orange
Syzygium cordatum Waterberry (Umdoni)
Tabernaemontana ventricosa Forest toad tree
Trema orientalis Pigeonwood
Trichilia dregeana Forest Natal Mahogany
Trichilia emetica Natal Mahogony
Voacanga thouarsii Wild-frangipani
Xylotheca kraussiana African-dogrose
Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo-thorn
Wild Flowers
Acalypha glandulifolia Red Catkins
Aeschynomene micrantha
Aneilema aquinoctiale Climbing Aneilema
Aster bakerianus Phoa
Asystasia gangetica Asystasia
Athrixia phylicoides Bushmans tea
Barleria obtusa Bush Violet
Becium obovatum Cat's Whiskers
Berkheya insignis
Ceratotheca triloba Wild Foxglove
Chaetacanthus burchellii Fairy Stars
Chrysanthemoides monilifera Bush-tick Berry
Commelina Africana Yellow Commelina
Commelina erecta Blue Commelina
Conostomium natalense Wild Pentas
Cotula hispida Cotula
Crinum macowanii River Lily
Cryptolepis oblongifolia Red-stemmed Cryptolepsis
Cyanotis speciosa Dolls Powderpuff
Cycnium adonense Ink Plant
Cyperus albostriatus Forest Star Sedge
Cyperus obtusiflorus White Flowered Sedge
Cyphostemma cirrhosum Wildedruif
Disa woodii
Eulophia leontoglossa Lion's Tongue
Euphorbia ericoides
Freesia laxa Small Red Iris
Gazania rigens Trailing Gazania
Gerbera ambigua Pink and White Gerbera
Gnidia calocephala Shrubby White Pincushion
Gnidia cuneata Koorsbossie
Gnidia splendens Lesser Yellow Head
Gomphocarpus physocarpus Milkweed
Helichrysum griseum
Helichrysum ruderale
Hewittia malabarica Hewitt's Dwarf Morning Glory
Hibiscus aethiopicus Common Dwarf Wild Hibiscus
Hibiscus pedunculatus Forest Pink Hibiscus
Hibiscus surattensis Prickly Wild Hibiscus Creeper
Hypericum aethiopicum Small Hypericum
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Star-flower
Kohautia amatymbica Tremble Tops
Lagenaria sphaerica Wild Melon
Lampranthus blandus
Leonotis leonurus Leonotis
Lobelia erinus Edging Lobelia
Ludwigia octovalvis Shrubby Ludwigia
Microglossa mespilifolia Trailing Daisy
Nidorella auriculata Inhlanga
Pentanisia prunelloides Broad-leaved Pentanisia
Peucedanum caffrum Wild Parsley
Phymaspermum acerosum Geelblombos
Plumbago auriculata Plumbago
Scadoxus puniceus Blood Lily
Scilla nervosa White Scillia
Selago tarachodes
Senecio chrysocoma
Senecio latifolius Molteno-disease Plant
Senecio madagascariensis
Senecio polyanthemoides
Sphenostylis angustifolia Wild Sweetpea Bush
Tecoma capensis Cape Honeysuckle
Thesium natalense Natal Thesium
Thunbergia atriplicifolia Natal Primrose
Trachyandra asperta Wilde Knoflok
Typha capensis Bulrush
Vernonia natalensis Cape Vernonia
Vigna vexillata Narrow-leaved Wild Sweetpea
Wahlenbergia grandiflora Giant Bell Flower
Zornia capensis Caterpillar Bean