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

How to become a member


At the moment this website does not support online membership application and payment. Please follow these steps to join:

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download, in PDF format, and print an

copy of the membership form. Fill in this form and send it, with the necessary payment, to the relevant person listed below.

 

South Africa

USA

Australia

Ian Bassingthwaighte

P.O.Box 176

0159 Montana Park (Pretoria)

South Africa

E: cycad@cycadsociety.org

T: +27 12 548 1152

Willie Tang

13320 SW 28 St

Davie

Florida 33330, USA

E: wlmtang@bellsouth.net

Paul Kennedy

21 Sierra Road

Engadine

NSW 2233,Australia

E: cycads@awwwesome.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 2014


At the moment this website does not support online membership application and payment. Please follow these steps to join:

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download, in PDF format, and print an  English or Afrikaans copy of the membership form. Fill in this form and send it, with the necessary payment, to the relevant person listed below.

Region

Delivery

Cost

Local members

(resident of South Africa)

 

Air mail delivery

 

R235.00

Southern African members

(Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, etc.)

 

Air mail delivery

 

R360.00

Southern African members

(Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, etc.)

 

Surface delivery

 

R320.00

Foreign members

 

Air mail delivery

Surface Delivery

 

R 395

US$ 56

AU$ 55

€ (Euro) 40

£ (GBP) 34

R 350

US$ 49 

AU$ 48

€ (Euro) 38

£ (GBP) 29        

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

Council members


 

President

Dirk van der Walt

Dirk van der Walt

T: +27 13 792 4581

C: +27 82 557 0943

E: vdwaltD@tsb.co.za

Secretary-treasurer

Back copies officer

Ian Bassingthwaighte

Ian Bassingthwaighte

P.O.Box 176

0159 Montana Park

Pretoria

T: +27 12 548 1152

E: cycad@cycadsociety.org

Editor of Encephalartos

Wynand van Eeden

Wynand van Eeden

Wynand van Eeden

P.O.Box 176

Tygerpark, 7536

E: wynand@ananzi.co.za

Co-opted member

(Webmaster)

Pieter van der Walt

Dr Pieter van der Walt

P.O.Box 1782

Cresta

2118

E: webmaster@cycadsociety.org

Media-liaison officer

 

Mark Crooks

E: obeatery@mweb.co.za

Regional Branch Representatives

Lowveld

Jan Joubert

Jan Joubert

C: +27 83 459 0516

E: joubert@absamail.co.za

KwaZulu-Natal

Gerald Schofield

Gerald Schofield

E: Gerald@thegardener.co.za

Northern Cycad Working Group

Piet de Bruyn

P.O. Box 3896

Mokopane 0600

C: +27 83 447 5979

E: iti30622@mweb.co.za

Sentraal (Transvaal)

John Kloppers

John Klopper

E: cycad@mweb.co.za

Eastern Cape

Vacant

Western Cape

Johan Kotze

 

Johan Kotze

T: +27 21 919 2434

C: +27 84 627 9645

E: johankotze@webmail.co.za

Pollen & seed bank officer

Northern Province and Country-wide

Dr Diekie de Klerk

P.O. Box 2234

0700 Polokwane

T: +27 15 297 3196/7 W

C: +27 83 292 4310

F: +27 15 297 4627

E: deklerkk@mweb.co.za

Sentraal (Transvaal)

Richard Potter

C: +27 73 432 0021

F: +27 11 807 3773

E: richard@hilltop215.co.za

Lowveld

Robert Kunitz

C: +27 82 808 5721

E: rob@waytogrow.co.za

Kwazulu – Natal

 

Eastern Cape

Deon Haumann

Port Elizabeth

T: +27 41 3711 789

C: +27 82 870 8232

E: deonhaumann@telkomsa.net

Western Cape

Jaap Viljoen

C: +27 82 900 5455

E: jnjv@telkomsa.net

Overseas correspondents

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


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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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