White gold. Oil on canvas. 1m x 1m
Brunia laevis, known as ‘white gold’ in the flower industry. 
TheBrunia laevis fetches millions in the flower export industry each year. 
The species is not viable as a cultivated product, harvesters are wholly dependent on wild Brunia populations. Brunia only grows on the foot of the mountain slopes between Caledon and Bredasdorp. 
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