Albertina Sisulu Orchid

Save Mogale City’s critically endangered Albertina Sisulu Orchid!

A Mogale developer has been given approval to build high density housing on the site of a beautiful, enigmatic and critically endangered Albertina Sisulu Orchid. Mogale residents are outraged.

  • Brachycorythis conica ssp. Transvaalensis by Andrew Hankey

If the housing development goes ahead, the indigenous Albertina Sisulu Orchid (Brachycorythis conica subsp. Transvaalensis) will be lost for ever. 

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Brachychorythis conica subsp. transvaalensis - Conservation Plan

A Project proposal by Wild Orchids Southern Africa
(WOSA Collaboration with the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden (WSNBG).

  • Brachycorythis conica ssp. Transvaalensis by Andrew Hankey


WOSA is a sub‐committee of the Witwatersrand Orchid Society concerned with the conservation of
South Africa’s naturally occurring diversity of orchid species. Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden (WSNBG) is a national conservation garden under the South African National Biodiversity Institute. These two organs have come together in collaboration to promote the sustainability and conservation of the species in question and the habitat that supports it.

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