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 (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 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 ...

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New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa

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 ...

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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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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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Search - University of Pretoria

New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa  Bester, S.P. (Stoffel Petrus) ; Klopper, Ronell Renett ; Steyn, Hester Maria ; Bezuidenhout, Hugo ( AOSIS Open Journals , 2012-11-12 )

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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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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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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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Landscape unit concept enabling management of a large ...

Jul 01, 2015  1. Introduction. Tankwa Karoo National Park (TKNP) was proclaimed in 1986 at a size of 27,064 ha (Rubin, 1998), but has since expanded rapidly to more than 145,000 ha (Park Management Plan, 2014).The TKNP mission statement is to ‘endeavour towards the conservation of the TKNP through the integrated, effective and adaptive management of ecological systems, cultural heritage, and

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BRYOPHYTA New provincial distribution records in the moss ...

New provincial distribution records in the moss flora of South Africa, identified since the publication of the latest checklist for the country (Van Rooy 2006) are reported here . The new records are based on specimens in the bryophyte collection of the National Herbarium, ... Tankwa Karoo National Park, top of Gannaga Pass about 2 km on ...

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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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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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Search - University of Pretoria

New plant records for Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa  Bester, S.P. (Stoffel Petrus) ; Klopper, Ronell Renett ; Steyn, Hester Maria ; Bezuidenhout, Hugo ( AOSIS Open Journals , 2012-11-12 )

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BRYOPHYTA New provincial distribution records in the moss ...

New provincial distribution records in the moss flora of South Africa, identified since the publication of the latest checklist for the country (Van Rooy 2006) are reported here . The new records are based on specimens in the bryophyte collection of the National Herbarium, ... Tankwa Karoo National Park, top of Gannaga Pass about 2 km on ...

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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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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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BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION

region of the Kruger National Park, the Blyde River Canyon and the Richtersveld National Park. Innovation and Progress Pre-1994 policy in South Africa promoted conservation of certain species and ecosystems in parks and reserves. More through luck than good judgement, a high proportion of South Africa’s terrestrial fauna and flora is

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(PDF) Twenty years of rest returns grazing potential, but ...

Twenty years of rest returns grazing potential, but not palatable plant diversity, to Karoo rangeland, South Africa: Recovery of arid rangelands over 20 years T. Ditlhobolo IntroductionAs much as 40% of the world's terrestrial area now functions as cropland, pasture or rangeland (Foley et al. 2005), and it is estimated that up to 73% of the ...

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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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An updated checklist and quantitative analysis of the ...

Jun 25, 2021  The Marmarica Plateau, which is situated on both sides of the Libyan-Egyptian border, has significant historical and ecological importance. Nevertheless, its botanical components have not been updated or reviewed recently. This paper aims to study the floristic composition of the plateau on the Libyan side by a comprehensive review of the five most detailed studies conducted in the area

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Bester - koedoe.co

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. This programme not only aims to survey national parks that have been ...

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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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South African scientists have discovered more than a dozen ...

Jun 21, 2018  Sarah Wild , Business Insider SA Jun 20, 2018, 12:53 PM Pseudocordylus microlepidotus namaquensis. Photo: Nicolas Telford - Scientists have discovered 15 new species in the Karoo....

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Western Cape Birding

birding in the witzenberg region - introductory comments show details ...

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