Definition of Fynbos

1. Noun. (botany) Vegetation unique to the Cape Floral Kingdom made up chiefly of proteaceae, restios and Ericaceae. ¹



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Definition of Fynbos

1. a type of biome in South Africa [n FYNBOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fynbos

fye
fyk kinase
fyke
fyke-net
fyke-nets
fyke net
fyke nets
fyked
fykes
fyking
fyle
fyles
fylfot
fylfots
fyn
fynbos (current term)
fynboses
fynd
fynde
fyrd
fyrdman
fyrdmen
fyrds
fyrk
fyrst
fyrste
fytte
fyttes
fyve

Literary usage of Fynbos

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1. From Defence to Development: Redirecting Military Resources in South Africa by Jacklyn Cock, Penny Mckenzie (1998)
"Its most important floral feature is its relatively unspoilt fynbos. It was described by Cape Nature Conservation as 'one of the most diverse, ..."

2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... includes the Cape Province, The Orange Free State, Basuto- land, and Namaqualand States). It occurs in transitional communities between arid fynbos and ..."

3. Environment, Reconstruction, and Development: A Reportby Anne V. T. White by Anne V. T. White (1995)
"For example, in the southwestern Cape, urban areas are encroaching severely on the fynbos, an ecosystem of unparalleled biodiversity. ..."

4. Indigenous Knowledge and Its Uses in SA by Hans Normann (1996)
"... which mainly concentrated on fynbos. Most of the plants collected by TMPs come from outside the Western Cape while the other two user groups use some ..."

5. From Conflict to Negotiation: Nature-Based Development on South Africa's by Robin Palmer, Hermann Timmermans, Derick Fay (2002)
"Fires that do occur are normally the result of either 'poaching' activities or accidents. This study also documented a small patch of fynbos in the ..."

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