National Geographic : 1931 Apr
© National Geographic Society SHE KNOWS HER WILD FLOWERS Due to the floral wealth of Cape Colony, its school children are keen amateur botanists. The vase contains aristea, leucadendron and several varieties of protea. This young girl knew and named them all. vaurai koior rnotograpns DyMelville nater THE FLAG, THE FLOWER, THE GIRL "Miss Cape Town," herarms fullofhernational flower, theprotea, stands beside the Union's composite banner. Itsground istheoldDutch flag, whose colors once symbolized Lutheranism and theHouse ofOrange.