Item 1115 - Strelitzia reginae - Mandela's Gold was introduced by the Botanical Institute at Kirstenbosch

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ZA COM MR-T-1115

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Strelitzia reginae - Mandela's Gold was introduced by the Botanical Institute at Kirstenbosch

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  • 1996 (Creation)

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Flora, Fauna and Science related named after Mandela

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Source: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens website

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It was released and traded under the name 'Kirstenbosch Gold' until 1996 when the National Biodiversity Institute (NBI) was granted permission to re-name it in honour of Nelson Mandela. It is a rare and spectacular yellow-flowering strelitzia.

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Nelson Mandela Tributes Database: T01178

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Sources

http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantqrs/strelitregmandelagold.htm

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