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Threatened plants of southern Africa

Threatened plants of southern Africa

a report of the Committee for Terrestrial Ecosystems, National Programme for Environmental Sciences

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Published by Cooperative Scientific Programmes, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria .
Written in English

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  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Endangered plants -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.V. Hall ... [et al.].
      SeriesSouth African national scientific programmes report ;, no. 45
      ContributionsHall, A. V., National Programme for Environmental Sciences (South Africa). Committee for Terrestrial Ecosystems., Cooperative Scientific Programmes (South Africa)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK86.A356 T47 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3833630M
      ISBN 100798817801
      LC Control Number81147063
      OCLC/WorldCa10605657

      Get this from a library! Threatened plants of southern Africa: a report of the Committee for Terrestrial Ecosystems, National Programme for Environmental Sciences. [A V Hall; National Programme for Environmental Sciences (South Africa). Committee for Terrestrial Ecosystems.; Cooperative Scientific Programmes (South Africa);].   A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2, plants and animals, with clear illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded Brand: Penguin Random House South Africa.

      Exotic plant books specializes in new or used books on cacti, cycads, tropical plants, broms, succulent plants, aloe, agave, messembs - on-line ordering. Phone: Mon-Sat, 9AM- . A collection of all genus Protea observations in South Africa. Swartvlei Green Coast site Green Coast is an award to rural South African coastal zones that meet the Green Coast criteria.

      Almost 70% of its species are found nowhere else on earth. Unfortunately, almost three-quarters of all the species in South Africa's IUCN Red Data book of threatened or endangered species are currently growing in this Floral Kingdom, and this means that hundreds of species are facing extinction.   The Cape Peninsula (area: km 2), situated at the south-western extremity of the Cape Floristic Region, has exceptionally high plant species richness ( species and infraspecific taxa) and numbers of endemic (90; 88 species and two infraspecific) and threatened (; species and three infraspecific) taxa (termed species from here on).This biodiversity is threatened by urban Cited by:


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"A handsomely illustrated field guide to the birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, insects, fish and plants of Southern Africa all in one compact volume. While necessarily condensed, it features 2, illustrations and short descriptions of each species including habitat and range.

With contributions by experts and good color plates. A nice /5(37). A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2, plants and animals, with clear illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years.

Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups.5/5(5). GROWING RARE PLANTS Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No.

36 •• a practical handbook on propagating the threatened plants of southern Africa with contributions by Mike Bingham, Neville Brown, John and Sandie Burrows, Gareth File Size: 7MB. Southern Africa’s Threatened Plants Book Reviews Structure and Condition of Zambezi Valley Dry Forests and Thickets Living on the land: Change in forest cover in north-central Namibia – Forum Botanicum From The President’s Desk Highest NRF Accolade for SAAB Stalwart.

Swartland Shale Renosterveld is also the home of the majority of species in Marasmodes, South Africa's most threatened plant genus. This Red List edition presents a complete re-assessment of Marasmodes - which was until recently very poorly known, and thought to consist of only five species.

Succulents of Southern Africa, published by Honeyguide Publications, is the most extensive photographic publication of general succulent plants of this region yet g else is available currently to the extent, lavish style and user-friendliness of this work.

It has been made both possible and important due to the efforts of many photographers who, over the years, have accumulated. Biodiversity is important for sustaining life on Earth yet it is threatened globally.

The BIOTA Southern Africa project analysed the causes, trends, and processes of change in biodiversity in Namibia and western South Africa over nearly a full decade, from until This book. Southern African plant names and floristic details from the South African National Biodiversity Institute.

This website provides access to South African plant names (taxa), specimens (herbarium sheets) and observations of plants made in the field (botanical records). The area of most concern is the distinct flora that occupies the Threatened plants in Southern Africa 19 southern and southwestern tip of the African continent.

This is the Cape Floristic Kingdom, one of the world's six major assemblages of plant by: as the Flora of southern Africa(FSA): the subcontinent south of the Kunene, Okavango, Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers. The first list of southern African plants published from PRECIS was the List of species of southern African plants (Gibbs Russell et al), which comprised a basic list of names in current use.

It was followed by a second edi. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Growing rare plants: a practical handbook on propogating the threatened plants of Southern Africa Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. BRAHMS Online distributes Botanical Research and Herbarium Management Software (BRAHMS) and also allows publication of BRAHMS curated data to custom web sites using built-in services.

Research and reporting tools are provided to work with published dataMissing: southern Africa. The use of in vitro techniques in the propagation and preservation of endangered plants for conservation activities has gained momentum worldwide in response to the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GPSC).

Although South Africa is commited to plant biodiversity conservation and successful academic research activities highlighting the relevance of plant biotechnology to plant conservation of indigenous plants Author: V.

Reddy. The Red Data List status of threatened plants of Gauteng, South Africa is presented. This includes evaluations using categories and criteria adopted by the IUCN in and updated in for. Get this from a library. Growing rare plants: a practical handbook on propagating the threatened plants of southern Africa.

[Geoff Nichols]. More recently, however, we began working to conserve South Africa’s extraordinary Cape Floral Kingdom in when a beautiful fynbos flower farm close to Africa’s southernmost tip was threatened with conversion to vineyards.

With support from Halcyon Land & Sea, we purchased the farm and soon afterwards transferred this into local. Exotic Plant Books specializes in hard-to-find titles on biology, identification, and cultivation of rare and unusual plants. Great for the researcher, amateur, or professional grower.

Take time to browse the titles available here by using the navigation to the right. Easily place your order directly on. A survey of threatened plants in southern Africa was started in with preliminary coverage of the sub-continent up to the northern and eastern borders of Namibia, Botswana, Transvaal, Swaziland and Natal (Hall et al.,).Cited by: The mainland region of Africa is Southern Africa because it is considered to be robust with an estimate of around tree species that are native and a couple more that are alien, but have Author: Rishan Singh.

This book deals with threatened plants at a global and regional (provincial) scale. However these spatial scales are inadequate to accurately account for threats at a smaller scale of, for example, a rural district of only several thousand square kilometres.

Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be % accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of South Africa may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

Endangered species found in South Africa.The Succulent Karoo includes Red Data Book plant species, of which are endemic to this ecoregion (Hilton-Taylor ). Many of these species are endangered, largely because they occupy extremely small ranges.

Others are becoming increasingly vulnerable to overgrazing, mining activities and illegal harvesting for horticulture.Fynbos (/ ˈ f eɪ n b ɒ s /; Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈfɛi̯nbos] meaning fine-leaved plants) is a small belt of natural shrubland or heathland vegetation located in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa.

This area is predominantly winter rainfall coastal and mountainous areas with a Mediterranean fynbos ecoregion is within the Mediterranean forests.