Cape Floral Kingdom, noun phrase

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EnglishShow more Cape + English floral kingdom.
The smallest of the world’s six plant kingdoms or biomes, stretching from the Western Cape to the Eastern Cape and characterized by flora known as fynbos.
1960 C. Lighton (title)Cape Floral Kingdom.
1983 Grocott’s Mail 8 Nov. 4The calendar..is also intended to alert the public to the dangers threatening the Cape floral kingdom.
1986 C.J. Esterhuyse Protea Species 12Sixty-nine protea varieties occur in this fynbos plant community or Cape Floral Kingdom.
1987 T.F.J. Van Rensburg Intro. to Fynbos 2The Cape Floral Kingdom (also called the South African Kingdom or the Fynbos Biome)..covers only approximately 0,04% of the total land surface of the earth and is situated at the southern tip of Africa.
1988 H. Dugmore in Personality 27 June 64The Cape Floral Kingdom contains about 9 000 species, which is the highest number of species in any of the world’s floral kingdoms.
1989 Motorist 3rd Quarter 21The renowned Cape Floral Kingdom occupies a glorious region of forests, mountains, rivers and vast heath lands.
The smallest of the world’s six plant kingdoms or biomes, stretching from the Western Cape to the Eastern Cape and characterized by flora known as fynbos.
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