BIENNALE OF BOTANICAL FINE ART 2013 :
Medicinal Plants in the Southern Hemisphere of South Africa
By Margaret Johnston
Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa
Exhibit Dates: August 20 - September 15, 2013
Submission Deadline: June 27, 2013
As new member of the GNSI, I was excited to travel to South Africa and found myself amazed by the wonders not only of The Cape Floristic Region, but also by the beauty of the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden.
The Cape Floristic Region lies in the Western Cape of South Africa; it is mainly a Mediterranean climate. The diversity of the fynbos (the natural shrubland or heathland vegetation...