The Nelson Mandela University herbarium contains plant specimens collected primarily in the coastal zone of the Eastern Cape and Western Cape, from the shore to about 250 km inland. The herbarium also contains a collection of seaweeds and phytoplankton from the region. The herbarium also houses a unique drift-seeds collection.

Associated Nature Reserve: Part of the Nelson Mandela University Summerstrand (south) campus is a Private Nature Reserve. It was founded in 1983 and presently covers an area of approximately 660 ha. 


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