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A checklist of the plants of Mahwaqa Mountain, KwaZulu-Natal

E. B. Meter, T. J. Edwards
Bothalia | Vol 32, No 1 | a473 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v32i1.473 | © 2002 E. B. Meter, T. J. Edwards | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 September 2002 | Published: 11 September 2002

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E. B. Meter, School o f Botany & Zoology. Univ ersity o f Natal, South Africa
T. J. Edwards, School o f Botany & Zoology. Univ ersity of Natal, South Africa

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A checklist o f the plants of Mahwaqa Mountain. KwaZulu-Natal, is presented. The list includes 1 030 indigenous and naturalized flowering plants and ferns. Comparisons are made with the floras of KwaZulu-Natal (Ross 1972). the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Cape Point (Taylor 1985). the southern Natal Drakensberg (Hilliard & Burtt 1987). the Amatolas (Phillipson 1987). the Langeberg (McDonald 19991  and Umtamvuna Nature Reserve (Abbott  et al. 2000). It is hoped that the publication of this list w ill contribute towards the recognition of the area as a natural heritage site.


afromontane. Bulwer. checklist; flora; grassland. KwaZulu-Natal. South Africa


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