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Rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) is a dangerous invader that grows up into trees and smothers them.
Photo: C Mannheimer
A healthy Imbricated cactus. This species is aggressively invasive, forming impenetrable stands.
Photo: C Mannheimer
This highly invasive noxious species is a common cause of cattle poisoning (Lantana camara).
Photo: C Mannheimer

Invasive alien plants awareness

The control and eradication of invasive alien plants is a major priority of the Botanical Society of Namibia due to the devastating impacts they have on Namibia's native flora and fauna, as well as on livelihoods.

Read more about alien plants in Namibia, how to identify them and the problems caused by invasive alien plants.

What are we doing? BotSoc: