The Bokkeveld Plateau is an area in the northwest Cape that includes Cape fynbos, mountain renosterveld and succulent karoo vegetation types. Plants photographed in this area from I-Me, Ixia species to Melasphaerula species, are pictured below. More information about each species can be found on the appropriate genus page.
Ixia brunneobractea photos taken in the Nieuwoudtville Reserve by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Ixia rapunculoides was photographed by Cameron McMaster near Nieuwoudtville September 2011.
Lachenalia alba grows in clay soils in renosterveld from Nieuwoudtville to Calvinia. Photos below by Mary Sue Ittner were taken September 2006 near Nieuwoudtville.
Lachenalia elegans grows in sandstone rocks and gravelly clay. Photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Lachenalia elegans var. suaveolens is found on mostly sandy moist slopes. Photos 1-3 taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Nieuwoudtville September 2006 are probably this variety. Photo 4 was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Lachenalia sp. Photo taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011 of an unidentified species.
Lachenalia violacea is found in gravelly soils in karroid scrub. It was photographed in the Nieuwoudtville reserve by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Lapeirousia jacquinii is found in sandstone soils from Namaqualand to Worcester. Photos 1-2 taken near Nieuwoudtville September 2006 by Mary Sue Ittner. Photo 3 from Cameron McMaster taken September 2011.
Lapeirousia oreogena is an endemic found in clay soils in renosterveld from the Bokkeveld Plateau to Calvinia The first photo by Bob Rutemoeller was taken September 2006. The second photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011. Both were seen blooming in the Nieuwoudtville Reserve.
Massonia depressa was photographed near Nieuwoudtville September 2011 by Cameron McMaster.
Melasphaerula ramosa was photographed in the Nieuwoudtville reserve September 2011 by Cameron McMaster.