South Africa – October 7, 2002

Monday 7 October: Kweekkraal – Heidelberg – Swellendam – Bredasdorp – Napier – Caledon – Cape Town

Northeast of Riversdale on the edge of town is a ridge where there are three forms of Retusa: Haworthia magnifica, H. retusa geraldii, H. retusa foucheri.  S34’05”, E021’16”.DSC01522b DSC01523 DSC01524 DSC01525 DSC01526


Bulbine (mesembryanthemoides?)

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West of Swellendam at the N2 Breederiver horseshoe is Haworthia venosa.DSC01536 DSC01538 DSC01539 DSC01541

17km northeast of Bredasdorp is Hawothia marasii.  S34’23”, E020’09”.DSC01542 DSC01543 DSC01544 DSC01545 DSC01546 DSC01547 DSC01548 DSC01549 DSC01551 DSC01552


Haworthia badia at Napier near the quary.  S34’27”, E019′,53″.DSC01554 DSC01555 DSC01556 DSC01557 DSC01558 DSC01560

And on to Cape Town and the end of the group tour.  Gretchen and I stayed on a few more days visiting with Kobus and Bruce and then a trip to De Hoop.

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