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Two illustrated talks: ‘Flower plant names demystified’ and ‘September flowers: from Kirstenbosch to Maclear’s Beacon.  
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SANBI Events

20 September 2017
Two illustrated talks: ‘Flower plant names demystified’ and ‘September flowers: from Kirstenbosch to Maclear’s Beacon.  
21 September 2017
SASA 111th Annual Art Exhibition 2017: The South African Society of Artists (SASA) will be holding their 111th Annual Exhibition...
23 September 2017
The Botanical Society of South Africa (BotSoc) Free State National Botanic Garden branch will be hosting the Annual Plant Sale...

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12 September 2017
The aim of this conference will be to provide a platform for high-level engagement between decision-makers, including Heads of Departments and CEOs of Conservation Agencies.Read more
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08 September 2017
Lowveld National Botanical Garden celebrated Arbor Day at Gutshwa Primary School in Mpumalanga, as part of the national Arbor Week celebrations.Read more
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05 September 2017
Kwelera National Botanical Garden is situated on the coast and is the first proclaimed national botanical garden in the Eastern Cape.Read more
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29 August 2017
Invitation to comment on the penultimate draft of the National Status Report on Biological Invasions in South Africa, and on the summary for policy-makers.Read more

Plants of the week

This low -growing tree boasts fragrant, creamy white to yellow flowers in early summer and can also be successfully grown in a container, as it has a non-aggressive root system.

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A shrublet with white flowers in late summer, autumn and winter; it performs best in dry conditions and is recommended for sunny, water-wise gardens.

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Animal of the week

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The blue-spotted ribbontail ray is common in the tropical Indo-Pacific region. It is a brightly coloured, beautiful but dangerous cartilaginous fish.

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

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