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Whereas there is near unanimity as to the definition of Fynbos as a unit, there are widely divergent opinions on the major vegetation types within Fynbos.

Fynbos is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Fynbos books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

WfW Poster: Fynbos Region
FYNBOS REGION. Regional map. Poisonous.
fynbos treasures: biodiversity under threat
Fynbos Forum Ecosystem Guidelines for - BGIS-SANBI
Incorporating Alluvial Fynbos; Granite, Ferricrete, Conglomerate and Silcrete Fynbos; .
Fynbos. Reference: South African Wild Flower Guide 10 Cedarberg & 7 West Coast. Grass family.
Insect diversity in Cape fynbos and neighbouring South African

Suggested News Resources

A warm, welcoming valley
The fynbos is fantastic, and there is a variety of accommodation for weekenders. The high mountains of the Limietberge dominate in the west, the gentler slopes of the Badsberge rise in the east, and the Slanghoek valley, just 1.
Montagu offers family time, activities
City to put brakes on vlei mall
The developer argued it had offered to preserve the land's soils and use specific fynbos in the landscaping.
Aloes add glorious colour to winter
Our few fynbos aloes have had to learn to adapt to fires. One of these is A succotrina, which needs a fair amount of space, for it likes to grow in a large clump. Its preferred habitat is on screes, rock faces or in kloofs.
Cape Town city break guide
Sunny days alternate with downpours that bring verdant relief, the mountain streams gushing into rocky gullies and watering the winter-flowering fynbos, including proteas, lilies and aloes.

Suggested Web Resources

Fynbos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fynbos Biome
The Fynbos Biome is considered by many to be synonymous with the Cape Floristic Region or Cape Floral Kingdom.
Enviro Facts guide to Fynbos
This modification of the original Enviro Facts information on fynbos was compiled by Gavin W.
Welcome to the Home of the Walker Bay Fynbos
Provides landowners with guidance and expertise in conservation. Information on fynbos, objectives and conservancies.

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