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20 November 2017
The Botanical Society's volunteer Garden guides, who are brimming with amazing knowledge and insights into the Garden, lead...
21 November 2017
Meet at Gate 1 (where Vida Cafe and the large shop are). A leisurely walk through the various habitats of Kirstenbosch will take...

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03 November 2017
Twenty-two international researchers are currently following the project including scientists from countries that include Cuba, Nigeria and Germany.Read more
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25 October 2017
The Umzimvubu Catchment Partnership Programme launched a research programme aimed at facilitating strategic innovation in the catchment.Read more
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24 October 2017
SANBI's Namhla Mbona won an award at the Water Research Commission's Knowledge Tree Awards in Johannesburg.Read more
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18 October 2017
SANBI and DST launched the Natural Science Collections Facility in KwaZulu-Natal's Drakensberg on the 17th of October 2017.Read more

Plants of the week

This is a long-lived and free-flowering species, ideal for a sunny rockery.

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Gladiolus longicollis has pale yellow to white, long-tubed, night-blooming flowers that are either uniformly coloured or mottled with brown and have a strong, sweet scent of carnation and cloves.

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Animal of the week

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These omnivorous caprellids are usually found in dense colonies attached to submerged man-made structures, floating seaweed, and other organisms.

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A 10th SANBI National Botanical Garden, Kwelera NBG, is currently being developed.

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