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Allan Taylor
A long-standing member of the IOS and fomer editor of Oak...
Panayoti Kelaidis | Dec 17, 2022
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A new study resolves many nomenclatural problems in the...
Carlos Vila-Viçosa | Dec 09, 2022
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Christy Powell of the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance works...
Amy Byrne | Dec 06, 2022

Plant Focus

Quercus macdougallii
A rare oak endemic to the Sierra Juárez in Oaxaca

oaks in South Africa

A Spontaneous Quercus rugosa in Pretoria?

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Being a lover of nature and photography, I often saunter around in a narrow mountain ridge in Pretoria, South Africa, with the purpose of getting some exercise, enjoying nature and photography, and documenting biodiversity. The ridge is part of the Magaliesberg mountain range and makes up the easternmost 10-km strip of the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO protected area stretching over 120 km to the west.