Research Facilities

Buffelskloof Herbarium

The reserve runs a small herbarium, the Buffelskloof Herbarium (BNRH), which is available to all visitors. The herbarium contains in excess of 24 000 specimens and includes a comprehensive collection of the plants occurring on Buffelskloof Nature Reserve and the surrounding properties along the northern Drakensberg escarpment of Mpumalanga. In addition, it includes the following special collections: ferns (Pteridophyta), Moraceae, Rubiaceae, Asparagus, as well as woody flora of Mozambique. More than 30 type specimens are housed in BNRH.

The herbarium collections are maintained in the globally adopted BRAHMS (Botanical Research and Herbarium Management System) database. The collection data can be accessed through collections.

A plant collecting permit for Buffelskloof Private Nature Reserve is available, upon request and approval.


Limited internet connectivity is available.