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A monograph on the genus Cliffortia

A monograph on the genus Cliffortia cover

We are pleased to announce the publication by SANBI of Chris Whitehouse’s “Monograph on the genus Cliffortia”. This publication has been over 22 years in the making. It stems out of Chris’s PhD work on Cliffortia done between 1999-2003 at the University of Cape Town, but much work has continued…

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New Hiking Trail between Stanford and Tesselaarsdal

We are excited to announce the launch of the Haarkapper Hiking Trail. This beautiful hike crosses over the Klein River Mountains, between Phillipskop Mountain Reserve near Stanford, and Tesselaarsdal, via Elzaksa Farm. The 15km trail follows a figure of eight route, starting from either Phillipskop Mountain Reserve or Tesselaarsdal. You…

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Phillipskop Eco Brick Project

Boys sitting on Ecobrick stools

Eco Bricks are plastic bottles stuffed full of plastic waste. Why should we bother with them? We live in an incredible world, and Phillipskop Mountain Reserve happens to be situated in one of the most beautiful parts. We are privileged to enjoy the species rich fynbos flora, amazing animal life…

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Plant Spotter Guides

Phillipskop Plant Spotter Guide

Whatever time of the year you visit Phillipskop there is a wide variety of beautiful flowers to see. However, because of the diversity, it can sometimes become bewildering even to know where to start. We have therefore created a series of Plant Spotter Guides for Phillipskop to help guests and…

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