Kirstenbosch
Cape Town
Hantam
Nieuwoudtville
Karoo Desert
Worcester
Harold Porter
Betty's Bay
Free State
Bloemfontein
KwaZulu-Natal
Pietermaritzburg
Walter Sisulu
Roodepoort
Lowveld
Nelspruit
Pretoria
Brummeria

Discover how biodiversity science changes your world

view  

Read about how we are growing people for biodiversity

view  

Find links to documents, libraries and other biodiversity websites.

view  
EVENT CALENDAR

SANBI Events

Topic: Spectacular National Trust gardens and others.  
S M T W T F S
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SANBI Events

24 January 2018
Topic: Spectacular National Trust gardens and others.  
25 January 2018
The South african Artists ( SASA) is holding their 2018 Merit Exhibition from Thursday 25th  January 2018 until Sunday, 4th...
25 January 2018
Multi-platinum selling Australian duo Angus & Julia Stone announce their first tour to South Africa in January 2018....

Latest News

Image
18 January 2018
SANBI successfully hosted the fourth annual Management, Research and Planning (MAREP) Forum on the 23rd and 24th of November 2017 at Kirstenbosch NBG.Read more
Image
14 December 2017
SANBI and its stakeholders held the first Eastern Cape Invasive Species Forum meeting on the 18th of October 2017 in East London.Read more
Image
08 December 2017
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden made top honours at the Westrand Chamber of Business and Tourism.Read more
Image
06 December 2017
An insightful 2 day cycad training with stakeholders was held at KZN NBG on the 19th and 20th of November 2017.Read more

Plants of the week

Gladiolus virgatus is an extremely pretty variety of the pink gladioli, flowering in spring, from September to early November. The corm is globose with woody to coarsely fibrous tunics. Plants are between 300–600 mm high, and as indicated by the species epithet, have slender, arching and willowy unbranched stems, with 4 linear leaves.

Read more

A fast-growing herbaceous shrub with grey-green foliage and showy bright yellow flower-heads in early to midsummer; it’s easy to grow and water wise, but can also be a bit weedy.

Read more

Animal of the week

Image

These plant-looking octocorals attach themselves to rocks or substrates beneath the sea and occur in a variety of colours.

Read more

Quick Quiz!

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

In which province will this new Garden be located?

Choices

You are not eligible to vote in this poll.

Connect with us

Copyright 2018 © SANBI | All Rights Reserved | Terms & Conditions