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Bothalia: African Biodiversity & Conservation is published by AOSIS for the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and aims to disseminate knowledge, information and innovative approaches that promote and enhance the wise use and management of biodiversity in order to sustain the systems and species that support and benefit the people of Africa.

The journal was previously published as Bothalia, and had served the South African botanical community since 1921. However the expanded mandate of SANBI necessitated a broader scope for the journal, and in 2014, the subtitle, African Biodiversity & Conservation was added to reflect this change.

Editor-in-Chief: Michelle Hamer, Director: Zoological Systematics, South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa.

Assistant Editor: Yolande Steenkamp, South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa

Financial support and affiliation: South African National Biodiversity Institute (South Africa).

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Latest articles

Short Communication
Status of the Genera ColpoonOsyris and Rhoiacarpos in South Africa
Daniel L. Nickrent
Vol 47, No 1 (2017), 7 pages
Published: 2017-11-13

Original Research
Floristic composition and species diversity of urban vegetation in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Mamokete N.V. Dingaan, Pieter J. Du Preez
Vol 47, No 1 (2017), 15 pages
Published: 2017-11-13

Original Research
Fine-scale habitat requirements of the Heidelberg Opal Butterfly (Chrysoritis aureus) in Gauteng and Mpumalanga, South Africa
Rouxdene Deysel, Willem J. Myburgh, Mike D. Panagos
Vol 47, No 1 (2017), 8 pages
Published: 2017-10-31


ISSN: 0006-8241 (print) | ISSN: 2311-9284 (online)

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