SSC Groups

Southern African Plant

Aloe dichotoma (Quiver Tree) in Namaqualand.

IUCN SSC Southern African Plant Specialist Group Chair: Hermenegildo Matimele

IUCN SSC Southern African Plant Specialist Group Co-Chair: Iain Darbyshire
IUCN SSC Red List Authority Coordinator: Lize von Staden

The mission of the Southern African Plant Specialist Group (SAPSG) is to assess the conservation status of plants endemic to Southern Africa and to ensure their sustainable use and adequate protection through mainstreaming of information pertaining to threatened plants into government policies and development planning.

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