|Dendrological Society of South Africa||
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: email@example.com • Website: www.briza.co.za • Bookshop: 121 Soutpansberg Road, Riviera, Pretoria, RSA
Hartwig von Dürckheim, Braam van Wyk, Erika van den Berg, Meg Coates Palgrave, Marie Jordaan
When: Saturday, 18 May 2013 at 09:00
Where: Merops Conference Centre, Lynnwood Road, Pretoria East, 35km from OR Tambo Airport.
How to Register: Complete registration form (see below) and please dispatch to one of the following addresses before Friday 10 May 2013:
Fax: 086 670 7715
Post: Postnet 2054, Private Bag 82234, Rustenburg, 0300
For accomodation contact Regina or Carina at firstname.lastname@example.org
Download our 2012 publication, the Dendron below. The file is 9.6MB.
Read about the Maroela of Tshipise, a new species discovered, the possible retypification of the Acacia and much more in our annual publication, the Dendron. The file is 7.2MB big. Courtesy of Room for Design.
For details about the next day trip on 18 February 2012, download the PDF file below. This event is organized by the Pilanesberg branch, but open to all who are able to make it. Remember to let the event leader, Hartwig von Dürckheim know if you are planning to join. See details in the newsletter below.
Congratulations to all the winners!
Simply complete a Tree Report form and follow the instructions on the form. You can download it here.
There is no restriction on the number of entries per person, so measure away! But remember; only measurements of indigenous trees will be considered.
Closing date: 30 September 2011. No late entries will be accepted.
Three 1st prizes: Dictionary of Names of South African Trees plus a copy of the Department of Agriculture's Green Heritage; Trees, forests and woodlands of South Africa.
Seven 2nd prizes: Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa plus a copy of the Department of Agriculture's Green Heritage; Trees, forests and woodlands of South Africa.
The decision of the panel to name the winners are final and there will be no correspondence in the matter. The Dendrological Society reserves the right to use the information submitted at any time, in any format, obviously with the necessary acknowledgement to the individual.
Heartwood is a tree gifting company. Have a look at their website - maybe even order your Christmas or birthday presents from them.
We are a society of people that are passionate about indigenous trees. On this site, you will find information about our society and our membership as well as information about indigenous trees.
Sit down before fact like a little child, and be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly to wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.