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SANBI Events

26 September 2016
There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Saturday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. There are no walks on...
28 September 2016
The talk will look at the various reasons that we have an universal appreciation for gardens.
01 October 2016
Every first Saturday of the month at 08h15 we meet on the mat. Yes, its yoga time at the Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Be...

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23 September 2016
SANBI in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) introduce primary school leaners to biodiversity and careers within the biodiversity sectorRead more
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16 September 2016
Q3 CAPE e-news articleRead more
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13 September 2016
News article on BGIS updatesRead more

Plants of the week

A shrub or small, deciduous tree with wine-red winged fruits in autumn and winter, well suited to a warm, sunny rockery, bushveld and semi-arid gardens.

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A scrambling, evergreen shrub with yellow flowers in spring and summer; it is a pretty garden plant and is one of South Africa’s magical medicinal plants.

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Animal of the week

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The Temminck’s pangolin is a secretive, primarily nocturnal, mammal that is covered in overlapping plate-like scales, which provides protection from predators.

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

In which province will this new Garden be located?

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