South African flower quiz

I hope you will forgive me if I keep this short after another long drive. I also want to be a bit self-indulgent as my boys wanted to see what sort of car I was driving up all these mountains. So here is a photo of my car on the descent from Naudes Nek pass.

Photograph of car descending from Naude's Nek

Descent from Naudes Nek


Naudes Nek is the highest driveable pass in South Africa and highly recommended for any flower lovers, especially the eastern slopes as shown here. But tonight to keep it short, I thought I would give you a test. Here are twelve photographs of flowers I saw on Naudes Nek and here are the twelve names that belong to them; see if you can work out which is which.

Photographs of Agapanthus campanulatus  Berkheya multijuga  Brunsvigia grandiflora  Crassula setulosa  Disa oreophila  Euphorbia clavarioides  Gladiolus oppositiflorus  Gladiolus saundersii  Holothrix scopularia  Romulea macowanii  Wurmbea elatior  Zaluzianskya microsiphonAgapanthus campanulatus

Berkheya multijuga

Brunsvigia grandiflora

Crassula setulosa

Disa oreophila

Euphorbia clavarioides

Gladiolus oppositiflorus

Gladiolus saundersii

Holothrix scopularia

Romulea macowanii

Wurmbea elatior

Zaluzianskya microsiphon

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