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26 April 2015
Nestled below Castle Rock and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, the Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market is arguably...
27 April 2015
There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is one...
27 April 2015
All Members of The South African Society of Artists can still take advantage of the Members’ 1 Exhibition which starts on the...

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22 April 2015
Included in the model is a display of ‘Plants South Africa Gave the World’.Read more
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21 April 2015
SANBI staff were kept busy by members of the public at the popular stand.Read more
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21 April 2015
Donaldson has been nominated in the NSTF–BHP Billiton awards for his work in biodiversity conservation.Read more
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16 April 2015
Interview is part of campaign to raise awareness about plight of South African cycads.Read more

Plants of the week

An excellent thatching reed from the west coast.

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This plant which attracts butterflies is widespread.

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Hyperolius pickersgilli is endemic to a narrow strip of land along the coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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