About


Aims of the society


  • To encourage the cultivation and propagation of cycads
  • To disseminate information on cycads by various means, inter alia through the regular publication of a magazine
  • To arrange the legal exchange of plants, seedlings, seed, and pollen of different cycad species between members.
  • To encourage scientific research on cycads
  • To promote all aspects of cycad conservation
  • To foster and maintain links with organisations having similar aims on an international basis

Constitution of the CSSA


How to become a member


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South Africa

USA

Australia

Frikkie Conradie

Van Riebeeckstraat 14

Brackenfell, 7560

Cape Town, South Africa

E: cycad@cycadsociety.org

T: +27 (0)21 981 2628

Willie Tang

13320 SW 28 St

Davie

Florida 33330, USA

E: wlmtang@bellsouth.net

Bret Dalziel

Ph: 0400 865 731

E: cooroyboy@westnet.com.au

NOTE: New members receive all issues of the journal “Encephalartos” for the year in which they join!

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Membership fees for 2018


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Region

Delivery

Cost

Local members

(resident of South Africa)

 

Air mail delivery

 

R285.00

Southern African members

(Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, etc.)

 

Air mail delivery

 

R400.00

Southern African members

(Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, etc.)

 

Surface delivery

 

R370.00

International Members (outside South Africa)

 

Air mail delivery

Surface Delivery

 

R 440

US$ 60

AU$ 62

€ (Euro) 44

£ (GBP) 38

R 395

US$ 55

AU$ 55

€ (Euro) 42

£ (GBP) 34        

Should you require further details, or wish to receive back copies of the quarterly magazine, please contact Ian Bassingthwaighte

Council members


President


John Kloppers

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John Klopper

E: cycad@mweb.co.za


Back Copies Officer / Beampte vir vorige uitgawes


 

Ian Bassingthwaighte

Box 176

Montana Park, 0159

T: +27 (0) 12 5481152 / +27 (0)82 772 9507

E: ibass@lantic.net


Secretary-treasurer


Frikkie Conradie

Van Riebeeckstraat 14

Brackenfell, 7560

Cape Town

T: +27 (0)21 981 2628

E: cycad@cycadsociety.org


Editor of Encephalartos


Wynand van Eeden

P.O.Box 176

Tygerpark, 7536

E: wynand@ananzi.co.za


Webmaster


Pièrre van Heerden

 

E: webmaster@cycadsociety.org


Media-liaison officer


Japie Steenkamp

Japie Steenkamp

E: japie@mitacopy.co.za


Regional Branch Chairperson

Lowveld


Jan Joubert

Jan Joubert

C: +27 (0)83 459 0516

E: joubert@absamail.co.za


KwaZulu-Natal


Paul Mostert

C: +27 (0)83 233 5045

E: mpaul@telkomsa.net


Northern Cycad Working Group


Piet de Bruyn

Piet de Bruyn

P.O. Box 3896

Mokopane 0600

C: +27 (0)83 447 5979

E: iti30622@mweb.co.za


Central (Transvaal)


John Evert

T: +27 (0)82 444 1354

E: cycad@mweb.co.za


Eastern Cape

Vacant


Western Cape


Johan Kotze

 

Johan Kotze

T: +27 (0)21 919 2434

C: +27 (0)84 627 9645

E: johankotze2305@gmail.com


International correspondents (outside South Africa)

Australia

Paul Kennedy

21 Sierra Road

Engadine

New South Wales 2233

E: cycads@awwwesome.com.au


USA / Canada

Willie Tang

13320 SW 28 St

Davie

Florida 33330, USA

E: wlmtang@bellsouth.net


 Legal Notices & Copyright Information


Copyright Notice

No part of this web site (text, photographs, code or layout etc.) may be used or reproduced in any form or by any means, or stored in a database retrieval system without the prior written permission of the Cycad Society of South Africa.

The Society has obtained permission from the authors to use “Cycads of the World” by David L Jones and “Cycads of Africa” by Douglas Goode as references for the Species pages. The utmost care has been taken to represent the original text and points of view in the best way possible. The photographs on this site may not be downloaded, reproduced, distributed, copied, stored or saved to disk, or manipulated in any way without written permission from the copyright owner of the photographs. The sole exception to these restrictions are that the images:

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