Montane 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. Although not much distinguishes lowland and montane fynbos, montane fynbos occurs on the mountains of the Cape Folded Belt.
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Biome:Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Countries:South Africa
Area:11,327,998 acres (4,584,278 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Anysberg Nature Reserve Provincial Nature Reserve
Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Gamkaberg Nature Reserve Provincial Nature Reserve
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve Provincial Nature Reserve
Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve
Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve Provincial Nature Reserve
Table Mountain (Cape Peninsula) National Park
Tsitsikamma National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER