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A phytosociological reconnaissance of the Mountain Zebra National Park

P. T van der Walt
Koedoe | Vol 23, No 1 | a632 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v23i1.632 | © 1980 P. T van der Walt | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 December 1980 | Published: 02 December 1980

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P. T van der Walt, National Parks Board of Tmsteees, South Africa

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Abstract

The vegetation of the Mountain Zebra National Park, situated within the Eastern Mixed Karooveld of the Republic of South Africa, was surveyed and analysed according to the Braun-Blanquet phytosociological method of sampling and synthesis. Brief discussions on the phytogeography of the Karoo and the physiography and climate of the Park are included. Three distinct major vegetation types are described floristically, physiognomically and ecologically. A vegetation map of the Park is provided.

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