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dc.contributor.authorColville, J.F.
dc.contributor.authorPotts, A.J.
dc.contributor.authorBradshaw, P.L.
dc.contributor.authorMeasey, G.J.
dc.contributor.authorSnijman, D.
dc.contributor.authorPicker, M.D.
dc.contributor.authorProches, S.
dc.contributor.authorBowie, R.C.K.
dc.contributor.authorManning, J.C.
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-28T11:07:30Z
dc.date.available2015-08-28T11:07:30Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationColville, J.F.; Potts, A.J.; Bradshaw, P.L; Measey, G.J.; Snijman, D.; Picker, M.D.; Proches, S.; Bowie, R.C.K.; Manning, J.C. (2015) Floristic and faunal Cape biochoria: do they exist? Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region: 73-92en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1767
dc.description.abstractMany authors, over a long period, have remarked on the biotic distinctiveness of the southwestern corner of Africa, both in terms of its flora (Bolus 1886; White 1976; Goldblatt 1978) and its fauna (Moreau 1952; Stuckenberg 1962; Carcasson 1964; Poynton 1964; Holt et al. 2013). Climatically the region is defined by predominantly cool-season (autumn to spring) rainfall and mild temperatures (Chapter 2), and its plant species richness is unmatched in the rest of Africa (Manning and Goldblatt 2012; Snijman 2013). The Cape Floristic Region (CFR; or core Cape flora of Manning and Goldblatt 2012) is a distinctive phytogeographic feature (Goldblatt and Manning 2000), previously recognized as one of six global floral kingdoms on account of its high species richness and endemicity (Marloth 1908; Good 1974; Takhtajan 1986; but see Cox 2001 who considered this ranking untenable). More recently, the concept of a Greater Cape Floristic Region (GFCR), incorporating both the CFR and the succulent karoo region, has found favour as a more coherent biogeographical unit (Bayer 1984; Jürgens 1991, 1997; Born et al. 2007).en
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dc.publisherOxford University Pressen
dc.subjectfloristicen
dc.subjectfaunalen
dc.subjectCape biochoriaen
dc.subjectCape Floristic Regionen
dc.titleFloristic and faunal Cape biochoria: do they exist?en
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