The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of the British defeat at Majuba Hill.

Anglo-Zulu War

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of the British defeat at Majuba Hill.

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of Battle of Isandhlwana, the dash with the colors.

Anglo-Zulu War

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between Britain and the Zulus. Scene of Battle of Isandhlwana, the dash…

Aponogeton Distachyon is commonly known as Cape Pond Weed or Winter Hawthorn. It is an aquatic plant that grows in South Africa. This flower has no petals, but the bracts are white with a purplish brown stamen.

Habit and Flower-spikes of Aponogeton Distachyon

Aponogeton Distachyon is commonly known as Cape Pond Weed or Winter Hawthorn. It is an aquatic plant…

Babiana Stricta Rubro-Cyanea is a bulbous plant found in South Africa. The upper half of the perianth (petals and sepal) is a very brilliant blue while the lower half is a rich crimson. The contrasting colors in the same flower is a characteristic of the babiana flowers.

Babiana Stricta Rubro-Cyanea

Babiana Stricta Rubro-Cyanea is a bulbous plant found in South Africa. The upper half of the perianth…

The flowers of the calodendron capensis tree are flesh colored. The tree grows forty feet tall. This tree is found in South Africa.

Calondendron Capensis

The flowers of the calodendron capensis tree are flesh colored. The tree grows forty feet tall. This…

Eucomis punctata is native to South Africa. The flowers are green and brown. The leaves are oblong and spread from the base.

Eucomis Punctata

Eucomis punctata is native to South Africa. The flowers are green and brown. The leaves are oblong and…

"A species of antelope, abounding on the dry yet fertile plains of South Africa, where it feeds on the bulbs of water-root and other kinds of succulent vegetation, by means of which the antelopes of those regions are able to subsist without water for months together. It is a large and powerful animal, measuring abot 5 feet in length and over 3 feet in height at the shoulders. Its horns, situated on the same plane with its forehead, exceed 2 feet in length, are almost straight, and are obscurely ringed throughout their lower half." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gemsbok

"A species of antelope, abounding on the dry yet fertile plains of South Africa, where it feeds on the…

This illustration shows a head of a Gems'bok. A Gems'bok (Oryx Gazella) is a species of South African antelope. It is a heavy, stout animal, about the size of a stag, with rough, reversed hair on the neck and along the ridge of the back; large pointed ears; and almost perfectly straight horns in the plane of the forehead, little diverging, and ringed for about half their length. These horns have been known to reach a length of 47 1/2 inches. The gems'bok was, at one point, close to extinction.

Head of Gems'bok

This illustration shows a head of a Gems'bok. A Gems'bok (Oryx Gazella) is a species of South African…

The State President of South African Republic from 1883 to 1900.

Paul Kruger

The State President of South African Republic from 1883 to 1900.

The flowers of mahernia glabrata are yellow and drooping. The flowers bloom April to June. The flowers are native to South Africa.

Flowering Branch of Mahernia Glabrata

The flowers of mahernia glabrata are yellow and drooping. The flowers bloom April to June. The flowers…

Found in South Africa, the pinc-pinc is about the size of a wren, and is named after its distinctive cry.

Pinc-Pinc

Found in South Africa, the pinc-pinc is about the size of a wren, and is named after its distinctive…

A greenish-yellow plant with small sweetly fragrant flowers. They are widely spread throughout the eastern half of South Africa.

Pittosporum Viridiflorum

A greenish-yellow plant with small sweetly fragrant flowers. They are widely spread throughout the eastern…