Lowland fynbos and renosterveld

WWF Abstract

Located at the southwest tip of Africa lies the Cape Floral Kingdom, comprised of both the lowland and montane fynbos and renosterveld ecoregions. With about 8,500 different species of plants, 70% of which are found nowhere else on earth, it has been designated as one of the six plant kingdoms of the world. For its small size, it is one of the richest places in the world. Lowland fynos (known as sand plain fynbos) occurs on the deep acid sands of the west coast lowlands from 5 to 300 m.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Countries:South Africa
Area:8,064,000 acres (3,263,385 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Bontebok National Park
Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve
Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve
Riverlands Nature Reserve Provincial Nature Reserve
Rocherpan Nature Reserve Provincial Nature Reserve
Table Mountain (Cape Peninsula) National Park
West Coast National Park
Wilderness National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER