Cameron & Rhoda McMaster's

Landscape, Habitat and Flora Galleries

Plants seen on a typical tour in January
Satan's Nek, 9th January 2008.

Satan's Nek (1)

Satans Nek - is a pass on the road from Ngobo to Elliot in the Eastern Cape.  The cool moist climate gives rise to mistbelt grassland which is home to a large variety of terrestrial orchids and other geophytes.  It is the only place in South Africa where a wild population of Crocosmia masonorum may be viewed.


Agapanthus praecox

Aloe ecklonis     habitat

Asclepias cultriformis

Asclepias macropus

Aspalathus sp.

Barberetta aurea

Berkheya speciosa

Chlorophytum bowkeri

Corycium nigrescens

Crocosmia masoniorum     habitat     red form

Cycnium racemosa

Cyrtanthus epiphyticus

Disa brevicornis

Disperis renibractea     flowers close-up

Drimia sphaerocephala

Eriosema sp.

Eucomis comosa     flower close-up

Galtonia candicans

Haemanthus humilis

Heliophila rigidiuscula

Melasma scabrum

Monopsis decipiens

Monsonia emarginata

Protea subvestita

Rhodohypoxis baueri

Riocreuxia torulosa

Satyrium parviflora

Schizochilus zeyheri

Utricularia livida

Vernonia natalensis

For further information about the tours we offer contact Cameron McMaster.