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Namaqualand flowers

South Africa’s plant life

South Africa's large areas of semi-desert scrub and grassland might suggest a certain poverty of plant life. Aside from the fact that a tract of pristine grassland can hold up to 60 grass species, nothing could be further from the truth.

Why South Africa’s Karoo is a palaeontological wonderland

Two prominent South African scientists explain why the Karoo region provides not only a historical record of biological change over a period of Earth's history but also a means to test theories of evolutionary processes over long stretches of time.

Endangered fynbos gets protection

A short drive from Cape Town's city bowl is the new Bothasig Nature Conservation Area, set up to protect the critically endangered Cape Flats plain fynbos.
Floral wealth in caring hands

Evergreen Gardenex turns nine

The ninth edition of the evergreen Gardenex Garden and Flower show takes place at The Dome @ Northgate from 22 to 25 April, providing a platform for local and international representatives of the flower and plant industry to exchange new ideas and technologies, while highlighting a variety of industry leaders in flora, gardening and landscaping.

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