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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Original Research

A floristic comparison of three Northern Coastal Forests differing in disturbance history  
Olivier K. Kambaj, Sershen Naidoo, Yanadayalan Govender, Syd Ramdhani
20 September 2018

Case Study

Vasectomies of male African elephants as a population management tool: A case study  
Heike R. Zitzer, Victoria L. Boult
19 September 2018

New Distribution Record

New record of Monsonia herrei for Namibia  
Leevi Nanyeni, Tendai M. Nzuma
23 August 2018

Original Research

Invasive potential and management of naturalised ornamentals across an urban environmental gradient with a focus on Centranthus ruber  
Patricia M. Holmes, Anthony G. Rebelo, Ulrike M. Irlich
16 August 2018

Review Article

Porcine zona pellucida vaccine immunocontraception of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) cows: A review of 22 years of research  
Hendrik J. Bertschinger, Audrey Delsink, J.J. van Altena, Jay F. Kirkpatrick
31 July 2018