Dendrological Society of South Africa

The tree science and conservation society of South Africa

The Dendrological Society promotes the study, protection and propagation of trees and tree-dominated ecosystems as a contribution to effective environmental conservation and improvement in South Africa. Membership of the Dendrological Society is open to all natural persons whose application is seconded by two members and endorsed by the Executive Committee.

2014 Pocket list of Southern African indigenous trees


The 5th edition of this indispensable list of southern African indigenous trees has been updated to include recent advances in the classification and naming of trees. There are 1 666 entries, most of which are illustrated, covering all trees indigenous to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho.

Distribution maps, scientific names, FSA tree numbers, Afrikaans and English common names, illustrations and icons depicting conservation status are also included.

Price to date: R225 (VAT included, postage excluded, price subject to change)

E-mail: • Website: • Bookshop: 121 Soutpansberg Road, Riviera, Pretoria, RSA

Hartwig von Dürckheim, Braam van Wyk, Erika van den Berg, Meg Coates Palgrave, Marie Jordaan

    • Ernst Metzger
    • March 5, 2017

    Good morning.
    I would like to order a copy of the book SA Indigenous Trees.

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