General Paper

Commercial Forestry on Signal Hill and Lion's Head, Cape Town

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 175, issue 1, 1996 , pages: 43–54
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1996.9629892
Author(s): Chrisna JoubertDepartment of Nature Conservation and Oceanography, Cape Town

Abstract

The history of afforestation with alien tree species on Signal Hill and Lion's Head, which form part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve, Cape Town, was reconstructed. The natural vegetation comprises mostly West Coast Renosterveld which is considered the most reduced and threatened vegetation type in the Fynbos Biome.

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