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Harry Bolus's chairs, shelves in lower level of Bolus Herbarium Library from stairs, books and new journal issues display shelf
Welcome to the Bolus Herbarium Library
The Bolus Herbarium Library owes its existence to Harry Bolus, a businessman, amateur botanist, and botanical artist, who, on his death in 1911, bequeathed his herbarium, his botanical library, and a large part of his fortune to the South African...
JSTOR Global Plants frontpage look
JSTOR Global Plants
The largest of its kind, Global Plants (plants.jstor.org) is a community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of...
Disphyma crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus Page, Mary Maud.
Illustrations of Plant Species
Between 1911 and 1955 Mary Page and Beatrice Carter produced some 2,000 plus botanical illustrations. These works are highly regarded within the world of botanical illustrators and can be viewed in our digital collections.

News

Thursday, 15 November 2018
Primo takes off!

Primo and #PrimoOnTheGo was launched at the Main Library foyer on Wednesday as curious passers-by got to enter lucky draws, eat cupcakes and have their pressing Primo questions answered.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 14:45
UPDATE: Problems with Google Scholar via EZProxy

Kindly note that a workaround to the Google Scholar issue has been implemented and off-campus users are encouraged to go to https://google-scholar.uct.ac.za. The Libraries websites and EZProxy has been updated.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 14:00
Library opening hours
Library opening hours

Bolus Herbarium Library will be operating on the following hours throughout the year:

Mondays - Fridays: 10h00 - 12h00.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 15:30
Picks of recent biological sciences research
Picks of recent Biological Sciences Research

Interesting recent biological sciences publications.

1) Parasitic plants—A CuRe for what ails thee: a parasitic plant is perceived by its host plant in a similar manner to microbes

2) Plant extinctions take time

Publication Date:
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 14:30

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