Hangklip Sand Fynbos

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Surviving remnant of Hangklip Sand Fynbos at Lower Silvermine River Wetlands, Cape Town.
Schizaea pectinata, in Hangklip Sand Fynbos

Hangklip Sand Fynbos is an endangered vegetation type that occurs in the southern coastal portion of the Western Cape, South Africa.

This particular Fynbos ecosystem naturally occurs along the southern coast of the Western Cape, South Africa, between Agulhas and Pringle Bay. There is also an isolated remnant of it far to the west in the Fish Hoek Valley on the Cape Peninsula, Cape Town. [1]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.capetown.gov.za/en/EnvironmentalResourceManagement/publications/Documents/Biodiv_fact_sheet_1_CapeFlatsSandFyn_2010-03.pdf[permanent dead link]

External links

  • IUCN Red List.org: Threatened Ecosystems in South Africa: Descriptions and MapsHangklip Sand Fynbos pg. 168-169.
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