There will be no monthly meetings for the foreseeable future, until the Covid-19 health crisis is under control....             Take this time to use the Social Media platforms we have to share any ideas, plants, pest and disease problems you may have, with the whole Society             The Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe's new email address is             Check our facebook site             
Ingens No 60 is printed!

The magazines have completed their journey to Harare. Paid up members will be able to collect their copy from meetings and a variety of 'hubs' that have been communicated via facebook and member emails.

Ingens No. 60 will also be available to non-members, at US$10.00 per copy, plus postage outside of Zimbabwe.

We are always searching for new and interesting material for Ingens, the Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe's publication.

If you have an article that may be of interest to our readers, please email it and suitable photographs, through to

Ingens 54 magazine

Scanned copies of the Journal of the Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe are now available.

Excelsa No. 1 - 21 is available on DVD as well as

Excelsa Taxonomic Series No. 1 - 4

Excelsa 1 - 21 DVD is for sale at $20 and the Excelsa Taxonomic Series 1 - 4 DVD is available at $10.

Contact to order your DVD. Prices exclude packaging and postage.

Ingens Publication
Ingens Bulletin

"INGENS", is the bi-annual publication of the Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe (the number of publications may differ year to year.)

Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe members should have received their copies of Ingens #60. The editorial team would very much welcome contributions - whether textual or photographic, or better both! - from enthusiasts and cognoscenti. Or anyone with a good plant story to tell!

Payment of the annual subscription entitles members to participate in all functions and to enjoy all the facilities of the Society, and to receive Ingens Bulletin, the Society's biannual publication.

To order current / past copies of INGENS, please contact the Society who will advise costs and postage if applicable.

"EXCELSA", a historical, more scientific journal provided by ACSSZ has archive copies available.

The order past copies of EXCELSA, or EXCELSA back copies in DVD format, please contact the Society who will advise availability, costs and postage if applicable.

Annual Membership fees

are due in January each year. Now is the time to renew. Remember for your dues, you get a monthly newsletter, free issues of Ingens as they are published and under normal conditions you are invited to at least 11 choice venues per year. Big-time Bargain Bonanza.

Step 1: complete the membership form and email

Step 2: pay and communicate your proof of payment:

Local Membership - US$10 single or per couple. US$5 pensioners. US$2 children

South Africa membership - US$10 per year

Regional and Foreign membership - US$40 per year.

Make payment to: A Committee Member in cash (US$) at the AGM or at the monthly meetings going forward. Be sure to bring US$ cash for the correct amount as change is a big problem. Alternately, make arrangements to drop off dues with Mike Caulfield (please make arrangements with Mike by messaging or calling him on 0772 241 286

Make payment into our Nostro Account:
CABS Nostro Michael Caulfield 11 25107839
Reference: kindly include your Surname as the deposit reference.

Payment using Western Union:

Visit any Western Union agent or on the Western Union site and quote: 

"Mike Caulfield" and ID "714896 W 00"

The sender will receive a mATCN code, which should be sent to 

+263 774 257 791 or

You may need to supply 2 email addresses as below: and

Funds are instantly routed to the Society in Zimbabwe

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CABS Platinum: Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society  Acc#: 1002 616 336
Reference: Kindly include your SURNAME as the deposit reference)

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Ecocash: 0772 255 784 (Doreen Richards) Please message your SURNAME and REFERENCE.


New members are very welcome and subscription details are available from the Honorary Secretary at:

by emailing

Payment of the annual subscription entitles members to participate in all functions and to enjoy all the facilities of the Society, and to receive the Society's publications, including Ingens the Society's biannual publication (number of publications may differ year to year), the monthly newsletter, Ortholopha and others, and have access to the specialised librarySeed BankAffiliations and ACSSZ resources.

Payment using World Remit - not for use after 2019.

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ACSSZ 2021 


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The Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe aims to meet on a regular monthly basis throughout the year with well attended and very interesting Outings, Functions and Events.             The Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe publishes a bi-annual full colour journal, "Ingens"...             Don't miss the renowned Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe's Rare Plant Sales...