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Indigenous and non-indigenous Lantanas

There is always some confusion as to which lantanas are invasive aliens and which may be safely grown in South Africa. I did some research and hope the following will help to clarify the matter. Indigenous lantana The most commonly known of our indigenous lantanas is Lantana Rugosa, a straggly shrublet with small mauve florets. […]

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Indigenous Lantana

I remember as a kid getting lectured at school about the evils of lantana – I think I even went on a school trip to clear it out of our neighbourhood. Back then it was the number one invader species in Durban and everyone was out to get it (see more about invader species and, […]

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