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2 edition of guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula. found in the catalog.

guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula.

M. R. Levyns

guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula.

by M. R. Levyns

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Published by Juta in Cape Town .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1929.

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Open LibraryOL13935576M

Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve is the first comprehensive guide to these flowers. It covers more than one thousand of the species found in the area, which includes the remarkable Cape St. Vincent Peninsula National Park. With the Field Guide, visitors can find the best places and times to see the plants. The Guide also explains. Photographic guide to trees of southern Africa – B. van Wyk, P. & B-E. van Wyk A photographic guide to wild flowers of South Africa – Braam van Wyk Field guide to the ericas of the Western Cape Peninsula – Inge & Ted Oliver Guide to the acacias of South Africa, edn 2 – Nico Smit.

The Cape Fynbos has earned international recognition as one of the world’s six Floral Kingdoms (and certainly the smallest). The Cape Peninsula, with species and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, species, have the highest concentration of species for similar sized areas in the entire world, including tropical rainforest.   10 Things to do in Cape Peninsula 1. take your time on chapman's peak drive. Known as one of the most scenic drives in the world, Chapman's Peak Drive will blow your mind. It's a spectacular 5 km ocean road linking Hout Bay with Noordhoek. The road is cut out of the cliff and the drive is a unique experience with near vertical cliffs and blind.

Cape Town nature tours aim to give you a comprehensive overview of the natural environment on and around the Cape Peninsula. Ranging from walks in wildlife-rich areas to vehicle-based touring, my nature tours showcase the extraordinary fauna and flora of the region as well as its dramatic geology and beautiful landscapes. Beaches in Cape Town. Cape Town> Cape Peninsula> Western Cape; Cape Town is known to offer some of the best beaches in the world with soft sand and .


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Guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula by M. R. Levyns Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this Item: (Cape Town: Juta, ), 8vo; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xvii + (i) +incl. index; line drawings in text. Merest trace of edgewear to dustwrapper.

Near fine. "The flora of the Cape Peninsula is exceptionally rich. In it was estimated that within its area of approximately square miles, there were. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levyns, Margaret R.

Guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula. Cape Town, Wynberg [etc.] Juta, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levyns, Margaret R. Guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula.

Cape Town: Juta & Co., (OCoLC) Cape Point falls within the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site, and is home to nearly 20 percent of Africa’s flora. Have a brief hike around the vegetation and keep your eyes open for wildlife—seafowl, ostrich, and chacma baboons are all common here.

Cape Peninsula Select – A guide to trad climbing in the Cape Peninsula. pages – full colour mm x mm – A5. AUTHOR(S) Tony Lourens. ISBN There can be very few places on Earth where such a variety of world class climbing lies within the boundaries of a huge city.

The Cape Peninsula is the thin finger of land in the south-western most corner of Africa, with the city of Cape Town at its head. As you travel south towards Cape Point, the land gets narrower until it disappears into the ocean, with nothing beyond except Antarctica.

See all the top sights along South Africa’s Cape Peninsula on this full-day tour from Cape Town. Learn about the region from your expert guide. Take an optional boat trip to Duiker Island in Hout Bay (time permitting and for own account). Spend time at leisure in Cape Point Nature Reserve and visit Simon’s Town on the peninsula’s east coast – home to a colony of African penguins /5().

The primary vegetation type of the Western Cape is fynbos, a term derived from Dutch and Afrikaans words meaning "fine bush," which typically grows on fairly nutrient-depleted mostly sandstone-derived acidic soils and guide to the flora of the Cape Peninsula.

book dominated by sclerophyllous, that is, evergreen, hard-leaved, flowering shrubs, many of which are proteas, ericas, cape reeds (Restios), and geophytes (bulbed plants).

Cape Peninsula National Park is a great travel destination with a lot to do and see, but sometimes you need to get away and explore the surrounding areas. Book the best day trips from Cape Peninsula National Park, South Africa directly on Tripadvisor and take the stress out of planning.

Read 31 traveler reviews and view photos of different trips from Cape Peninsula National Park to various. See all the top sights along South Africa’s Cape Peninsula on this full-day tour from Cape Town.

Learn about the region from your expert guide. Take an optional boat trip to Duiker Island in Hout Bay (time permitting and for own account).5/5(24). No-one knows the Cape Town and the Western Cape like I do. | I will take you on my exclusive tour of the Cape Peninsula. The tour will include the historical background of the area and it's flora and fauna.

The tour will be done at manageable pace to ensure that you, our valued clients, are comfortable at all times. (Cape Town Tours) - tour # The Cape Peninsula (Afrikaans: Kaapse Skiereiland) is a generally rocky peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean at the south-western extremity of the African continent.

At the southern end of the peninsula are Cape Point and the Cape of Good the northern end is Table Mountain, overlooking Cape Town, South peninsula is 52 km long from Mouille point in the north to. Cape Town and Peninsula [South Africa] (National Geographic Adventure Map) The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To South Africa - The Places You Have To See (South Africa Travel Guide, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town Book 1) Traveling The World.

out of 5 stars 4. Kindle Edition. in Cape Town Travel Guides. Gift Ideas in Cape Town Travel. Cape Peninsula Cape Peninsula The peninsula is a treat for any Cape Town visitor, and a round-trip drive that takes in both the False Bay coastline and the Atlantic Ocean is a memorable experience.

This guide book on South Africa is principally linked to Cape Town. Having close family ties in Johannesburg and Cape Town, I am a frequent visitor to the country and have also experienced many of the places and tours suggested.

The book gives a synopsis of the different areas with maps, brief histories and recommended places to stay.4/5(28). Introduction. The Cape Peninsula is a well-known area of exceptional plant diversity and endemism (Trinder-Smith et al., a, Pauw and Johnson, ) within the southwestern core of the Cape Floristic Region (CFR) of southern CFR is an area of high species diversity and endemism (Van Wyk and Smith, ), and the area experiences winter rain and summer drought, except at high Cited by: Beginners to advanced photographers can partake in a unique, full day photographic tour of the Cape Peninsula with a knowledgeable guide.

Your tour includes; St. James Beach, Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak Drive and Hout Bay, with plenty of time permitted, to capture that perfect shot (Cape Point Route | +27 (0) 21 ). Drive the scenic drives along the east and west coast of the Peninsula.

Chapman's Peak Drive is one of the most spectacular coastal roads in the world. It begins in Hout Bay on the west coast of the peninsula and ends 9 km later in is a toll road.

Visit the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point in the Table Mountain National Park.; Take a look at the penguins at Boulders Beach. About this book.

Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve is the most comprehensive identification guide to the rich Mediterranean flora of the Algarve region of southern Portugal, including the Cape St. Vincent Peninsula National Park, an area of immense botanical importance with. Amazing Cape Peninsula Tour.

My husband and I did Cape Peninsula tour with Rob on January 2 and it was fabulous. First of all, January 2 is apparently one of the busiest days of the year for Peninsula tours, but Rob made sure to get us there early enough to beat all the crowds and enjoy the beautiful scenery to ourselves.5/5(K).

Baja California Plant Field Guide (3 rd edition) By Jon Rebman and Norman Roberts. This extensive plant guide will help you identify all of the unique cacti, wildflowers, agave, and other unique plants along the peninsula.

The full color guide is a must-have for any avid Baja traveler looking to learn about Baja’s flora.Spend a day exploring the beautiful Cape Peninsula on this tour from Cape Town. With a professional guide, travel to Hout Bay and enjoy free time to wander independently or see the seals on Duiker Island.

Then, cruise along Chapman’s Peak Drive to the Cape of Good Hope. Along the way, stop at Cape Point to drink in the jagged scenery and wander amid the fynbos. You’ll also have the option 5/5(12).add_shopping_cart Book the Tour Cape Peninsula Full Day. Daily Tours - Depart: unique fauna and flora, and vast open spaces.

See over species of birdlife, baboons, bucks and the Cape Mountain Zebra. Explore the Cape of Good Hope, a world-renowned landmark, and monuments in honour of two of the world's most famous explorers - Vasco.