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of a unique wild flower heritage"

Botanical Society of South Africa
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Office hours Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 16:30. Fridays 08:30 to 16:00. Closed daily between 1 and 2, weekends and Public Holidays

Please visit the bookshops at Kirstenbosch for membership matters whilst Head Office is closed. Online joining can be accessed via www.botanicalsociety.org.za.



Projects & Activities

List of Publications

  1. The quarterly journal of the Botanical Society, Veld & Flora, is a glossy colour-filled magazine that is sent to members and is not available in bookstores. The journal covers a wide variety of topics related to the flora of southern Africa, mainly, but occasionally also some feature articles about the flora of other parts of Africa. The regular items include Director's Notes, Branch Diaries, Conservation News, News and Events, Book Reviews, Letters to the Editor and Classified Advertisements. Feature articles are received from members and other contributors and the journal is ably edited by Caroline Voget.
    If you would like to contribute an article please consult the Veld Flora_Generic Authors Guidelines_Feature articles_July 2015_FINAL.pdf  .​ If you would like to advertise in the Veld and Flora, please contact us.

  2. Special Guides
    The guides are available at the Botanical Society Bookshop and other reputable booksellers. They may also be purchased online.

    Restios of the Fynbos
    This guide focuses on the Restionaceae, a family of reed- or rush-like plants that are found in South Africa and Australia. The book deals with the genera of these floristically important plants found in the Cape Floristic Region that have growing scientific and horticultural value.