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new plant records for tankwa karoo national park south africa

new plant records for tankwa karoo national park south africa

New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa Introduction The Tankwa Karoo National Park (TKNP) is a relatively new addition to South Africa’s treasure of National Parks and was only declared a national park in 1986 (Rubin 1998). The original park

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

The Tankwa Karoo National Park has been enlarged from 27 064 ha to 143 600 ha. This whole area is severely under-collected for plants in general and therefore it was an obvious target for the ...

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

IntroductionThe Tankwa Karoo National Park (TKNP) is a relatively new addition to South Africa's treasure of National Parks and was only declared a national park in 1986 (Rubin 1998). The original park consisted of eight farms amounting to 27 064 ha, which comprised mainly long gentle slopes to low-lying plains and isolated hills (Rubin 1998).

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

Nov 12, 2012  The Tankwa Karoo National Park has been enlarged from 27 064 ha to 143 600 ha. This whole area is severely under-collected for plants in general and therefore it was an obvious target for the South African National Parks (SANParks) Programme, a component of the Pretoria National Herbarium (PRE) Plant Collecting Programme.

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South ...

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South ...

Abstract. The Tankwa Karoo National Park has been enlarged from 27 064 ha to 143 600 ha. This whole area is severely under-collected for plants in general and therefore it was an obvious target for the South African National Parks (SANParks) Programme, a component of the Pretoria National Herbarium (PRE) Plant Collecting Programme.

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

The Tankwa Karoo National Park (TKNP) is a relatively new addition to South Africa's treasure of National Parks and was only declared a national park in 1986 (Rubin 1998). The original park consisted of eight farms amounting to 27 064 ha, which comprised mainly long gentle slopes to low-lying plains and isolated hills (Rubin 1998).

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South ...

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South ...

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An updated plant checklist for Tankwa Karoo National Park ...

An updated checklist is provided for the flora of Tankwa Karoo National Park, which occupies an area of 143,600 ha. A total of 730 species and 780 plant taxa (species, subspecies and varieties), representing 267 genera in 73 families, are recorded for the park. This comprises 30 bryophytes, 7 pteridophytes, 189 monocotyledons and 554 dicotyledons.

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An updated plant checklist for Tankwa Karoo National Park ...

An updated checklist is provided for the flora of Tankwa Karoo National Park, which occupies an area of 143,600 ha. A total of 730 species and 780 plant taxa (species, subspecies and varieties ...

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TKNP Bibliography 2014 (2) - South African National Parks

for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa. Koedoe, 54, 37-46 ... and J. C. Manning. 2009. New species of Moraea (Iridaceae: Iridoideae), with range extensions and miscellaneous notes for southern African species. ... Steyn, H., Bester, S. Bezuidenhout, H. 2013. An updated plant checklist for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa. South ...

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Protected Areas - Global Register of Introduced and ...

Apr 02, 2020  Sampling Methods. This annotated checklist is focused on introduced (alien) and invasive species that are known to occur in the nationally designated Tankwa-Karoo National Park, South Africa The International Union for Conservation of Nature, (IUCN) describes an Introduced/ Alien and Invasive alien species as follows: An Introduced/ Alien species means a species, subspecies, or lower

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Landscape unit concept enabling management of a large ...

Jul 01, 2015  An updated plant checklist for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa South African Journal of Botany , 88 ( 2013 ) , pp. 247 - 257 View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

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Tankwa Karoo National Park, National Parks in South Africa

Truly a spectacular Park, named after the Tankwa river that flows through it. The 137,000 ha Tankwa Karoo national Park is situated in one of the most arid regions of South Africa, less than a 4 hours drive (about 270km) away from Cape Town on the R355 National road, about midway between Ceres and Calvinia and on the southern boundary of the Northern Cape Province.

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The Karoo, South Africa - The Karoo is a semi-desert ...

The Karoo is a land of rolling mountains, often snow-capped in winter, vast plains that surround where you can almost see the curve of the earth’s surface as they merge with the distant horizon, the distinctively clean-shaped hills or Karoo koppies capped in the hard rock resulting from millions of year’s erosion and dotted here and there, the small towns and villages that service the ...

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Reserve Selection in the Succulent Karoo, South Africa ...

the National Parks and large reserves (over 10000 ha) represent only four of these. Nationally protected ar eas are in the Gariep Centre (Richtersveld National Park, a contractual park on the South African bor der with Namibia along the Orange River), and the Tanqua Karoo (Tankwa Karoo National Park). In the

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Maverick Mapper: A desert trip to the Tankwa Karoo ...

Feb 27, 2021  South Africa records 2,149 new Covid-19 cases ... the plant species list for the park stands at 780 plant species.” ... “Tankwa Karoo National Park is

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SANParks - Tankwa Karoo National Park Facebook

SANParks - Tankwa Karoo National Park, Calvinia. 7,737 likes 128 talking about this 239 were here. As luminous clouds of dust swirl through the ancient landscape, a tortoise patiently wanders in...

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Protected Areas - Global Register of Introduced and ...

The Protected Areas -Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (PA-GRIIS) presents validated checklists of introduced (alien) and invasive alien species at a site level. The primary intention of PA-GRIIS is to provide checklists of introduced (alien) and invasive species present on designated protected areas (such as National Parks, Ramsar sites- Wetlands of International importance ...

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Landscape unit concept enabling management of a large ...

Jul 01, 2015  An updated plant checklist for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa South African Journal of Botany , 88 ( 2013 ) , pp. 247 - 257 View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

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Tankwa Karoo National Park (ZA) - South Africa

The Tankwa Karoo National Park is part of the Great Karoo. This is one of the richest arid areas in the world, a “friendly desert” filled with life. So while it seems empty of life at first glance, it is a treasure house of a more subtle kind. Much of its life is found at your feet – plants

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Tankwa Karoo National Park “Basic, remote beautiful”

Jun 01, 2021  On Friday I packed up frank and headed for the Tankwa Karoo National Park (TKNP). It is about 320km north east of Cape Town. TKNP is on the border of the northern and western cape which is a very unique part of South Africa. The park is basic, remote, extremely beautiful and most importantly completely self-sufficient.

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Department of Plant Science: Publications 2012

(2012). Herbivore and human impacts on woody species dynamics in Maputaland, South Africa . FORESTRY, 85 (4), pp. 497 - 512. Bester S, Klopper RR, Steyn H, Bzuidenhout H (2012). New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa. KOEDOE, 54 (1), pp. 1 - 9. Labuschagne A, Hussein AA, Rodriguez B, Lall N (2012).

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South African National Parks - SANParks - Official Website ...

Karoo National Park. The Great Karoo is a vast and unforgiving landscape of which the Karoo National Park is but a small portion. Being the largest ecosystem in South Africa, the Karoo is home to a fascinating diversity of life, all having adapted to survive in these harsh conditions.

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Reserve Selection in the Succulent Karoo, South Africa ...

the National Parks and large reserves (over 10000 ha) represent only four of these. Nationally protected ar eas are in the Gariep Centre (Richtersveld National Park, a contractual park on the South African bor der with Namibia along the Orange River), and the Tanqua Karoo (Tankwa Karoo National Park). In the

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Maverick Mapper: A desert trip to the Tankwa Karoo ...

Feb 27, 2021  South Africa records 2,149 new Covid-19 cases ... the plant species list for the park stands at 780 plant species.” ... “Tankwa Karoo National Park is a well-known stop for birding enthusiasts ...

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Reserve selection in the Succulent Karoo, South Africa ...

Any RDB plant species was con- Tanqua Karoo (Tankwa Karoo National Park). In the sidered to fall within the biome if ≥20% of the area Namaqualand Rocky Hills, the private Skilpad Wild- of a QDS in which it occurred fell within the biome. flower Reserve is currently being expanded to form No attempt was made to derive exact co-ordinates for a ...

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Gannaga Pass (P2250) - Mountain Passes South Africa

Tankwa Karoo National Park is also known for its spectacular birdlife. It's a regular stopover for bird watchers in search of at least 18 Karoo endemics, and a must do for birders visiting Southern Africa. This nature park hosts an abundance of reptile and invertebrate species and more recently antelope species have been introduced.

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Alien species in South Africa’s national parks

Alien species in South Africa’s national parks Authors: Dian Spear1 Melodie A. McGeoch2 Llewellyn C. Foxcroft3 Hugo Bezuidenhout4 Affiliations: 1Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa 2Centre for Invasion Biology and Cape Research Centre, South African National Parks, Steenberg ...

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About Tankwa Karoo National Park in Tankwa Karoo

Tankwa Karoo National Park is situated on the boundary between the Northern Cape and Western Cape, with the sheer cliffs of the Roggeveld Escarpment in the east, Cederberg in the west, and Klein Roggeveld Mountains in the south.Tankwa Karoo National Park is the ideal destination to see Africa’s brightest stars and enjoy the kind of stillness that speaks straight to your soul.

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Hugo Bezuidenhout - Academia

An ecological study of the plant communities in the proposed Highveld National Park, in the peri-urban area of Potchefstroom, South Africa more. by Hugo Bezuidenhout. Publication Date: 2010. Publication Name: Koedoe - African Protected Area Conservation and Science. Research Interests:

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Protected Areas - Global Register of Introduced and ...

The Protected Areas -Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (PA-GRIIS) presents validated checklists of introduced (alien) and invasive alien species at a site level. The primary intention of PA-GRIIS is to provide checklists of introduced (alien) and invasive species present on designated protected areas (such as National Parks, Ramsar sites- Wetlands of International importance ...

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Hanover - The Karoo, South Africa

Hanover. Almost equidistant between Johannesburg and Cape Town, Hanover is a popular place to overnight on the long journey along the N1 highway linking these two major South African cities. Hanover, in common with many Karoo towns and villages, is however deserving of more than just an overnight stop. The village nestles on the open plains of ...

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