Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany

Conservation International Abstract

Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany, which stretches along the east coast of southern Africa below the Great Escarpment, is an important center of plant endemism. The region’s warm temperate forests are home to nearly 600 tree species, the highest tree richness of any temperate forest on the planet. The celebrated, bird-of-paradise flower is a distinctive hotspot endemic.
Location:Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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