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 2017, the subtitle, African Biodiversity & Conservation was added to reflect this change. View our Editorial Team.

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Nomenclatural Change

New synonyms and combinations in Drimia Jacq. (Hyacinthaceae) in southern Africa  
John C. Manning
10 April 2019

Original Research

Threatened medicinal and economic plants of the Sudan Savanna in Katsina State, northwestern Nigeria  
Abubakar Bello, Sirajo Jamaladdeen, Muhammad T. Elder, Samaila S. Yaradua, Sulaiman S. Kankara, Nasiru H. Wagini, Charles H. Stirton, Muthama Muasya
04 April 2019

Original Research

The alpine flora on inselberg summits in the Maloti–Drakensberg Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa  
Robert F. Brand, Rob Scott-Shaw, Timothy G. O’Connor
12 March 2019

Original Research

Vegetation of Akkerendam Nature Reserve, Northern Cape: Delineation and dynamics over 100 years  
Helga van der Merwe, M. Timm Hoffman
11 March 2019

Short Communication

Typification and application of the name Arctotis grandiflora Aiton (Asteraceae: Arctotideae)  
Robert J. McKenzie
11 March 2019