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 E-H, Eucomis species to Hesperantha species, are pictured below. More information about each species can be found on the appropriate genus page.
Eucomis regia photographed in Nieuwoudtville by Cameron McMaster.
Ferraria variabilis, syn. Ferraria divaricata subsp. australis and Ferraria divaricata subsp. divaricata is found on sandy and shale flats and rock outcrops from Namibia to the southern Cape and the Little Karoo. Photos taken near Nieuwoudtville by Andrew Harvie.
Geissorhiza inaequalis photographed by Mary Sue Ittner in September 2006 in the Nieuwoudtville flower reserve.
Gladiolus hyalinus photographed by Andrew Harvie on the R27, near Nieuwoudtville.
Gladiolus mostertiae is found in wet sandy soils. Photo taken by Rachel Saunders November 2013 near Nieuwoudtville in a year with late rainfall so the soil was still wet when it bloomed.
Gladiolus uysiae was photographed by Cameron McMaster near Nieuwoudtville September 2011.
Gladiolus venustus or integrade between it and G. scullyi. Photo by Mary Sue Ittner.
Hesperantha pauciflora blooming in the first photo in Nieuwoudtville in the middle of Romulea sabulosa August 2001. Photos 2-4 were taken September 2006 near Nieuwoudtville. Photographs 1-4 by Mary Sue Ittner. Photos 5-6 were taken by Cameron McMaster near Nieuwoudtville September 2011. In photo 6 it is shown with Romulea montana.
Hesperantha pilosa grows on sandstone soils from the Bokkeveld Mountains to the southwest Cape and into the western Karoo and flowers late winter into spring. Photo taken by Mary Sue Ittner.